Antebellum America Course Underway, New Books
Exploring Causes of the Civil War – Part II – Antebellum America
Class has started, Antebellum America. Books have been added to the reading list, some familiar and respected authors. First up, The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South by Kenneth M. Stampp. And, Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men by Eric Foner.
The Civil War as Revolution – Part IV
In the last post, I kicked off a series looking at the causes of the American Civil War. Study of 19th century Antebellum America reveals a young country experiencing incredible change. Its rate of growth in almost all measures was unrivaled in the world. Its population was exploding through both immigration and birth rate. The […]
[Note: This post continues a series on The Civil War as Revolution which is available at the following links: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, The Revolutionaries of the American Civil War, and Cogitating on Abraham Lincoln as Revolutionary.] Continuing with the topic of the Civil War as the second American Revolution, the […]