American Civil War For Dummies


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<b>Take a walk through history with this guide for lifelong learners</b> <p>The American Civil War is one of the most fascinating and impactful periods in American history. Besides bringing about the end of slavery, the war had many important economic and social effects that continue to shape the history and present-day realities of the American people. <p>In <i>American Civil War For Dummies,</i> you’ll get an accessible, bird’s-eye view of one of history’s greatest conflicts. All the must-know details of the war are covered here, from the Battle of Gettysburg to the Emancipation Proclamation. You’ll also find: <ul> <li>Descriptions of the experiences of Black Americans, in both the North and the South, during the war</li> <li>Explorations of how slavery and civil rights fit into the social, political, and economic context of the time</li> <li>Profiles of some of the most famous generals in the war, including Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant</li> </ul> <p>Take a moment to get a hands-on education in this critical point in American history. Get <i>American Civil War For Dummies</i> now!