The Nation Reunited : War's Aftermath

The Nation Reunited : War's Aftermath

Time-Life Books

Language: English

Pages: 184

ISBN: 0809447924

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Time-Life Civil War Series 27 of 27

Another excellent book in the Time-Life series on the Civil War. This volume looks at Reconstruction and its aftermath, the impeachment of President Johnson, the rise of capital in America, the corrupt presidency of Grant and the westward shift of Americans to the West. Filled with photos, period illustrations and photos of artifacts it is an excellent resource for understanding post-Civil War America. Includes sidebars on Jefferson Davis, the Grand Review, Lee, the frontier army, Thomas Nast, life for the freedmen after the War and the veterans' reunions

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life, including one from the consul general of Wirz's native Switzerland. Wirz "was only the detestable monsters in human serted. "Shall the form," the diplomat hand Win arm fold erected near the U.S. Capitol. After the court's findings were read aloud, he turned to the officer in charge of the execution and said, "I know what orders are, Major. I am stands on the scaffold as his death warrant is read. The only Confederate to be executed for war crimes. Win maintained

PENNA eoKe. PA. A lithograph of a Pennsylvania coke along with the complex financial and pro- techniques of mass production, one work- works illustrates the heating process used to turn coal into coke, a vital ingredient in steelmaking. Henry Clay duction strategies developed to maintain the man Union armies, inspired new, a day, Frick, who owned rich land, sold his holdings in 1882 magnate Andrew Carnegie, who thus ensured and Massachusetts factory a single this plant as well

presto! the into steel." In fact, the Bessemer process predated the the rate of a thousand a day. In 1872, a 38-year-old ironmaster a There he saw the English inventor Civil ties War by a few years, and small quanti- of steel had been rolled in the United States since the War's end. Several entrepre- > 82 neurs already were in the business became negie self with interested. Surrounding himhe made up for skillful lieutenants, his late start when Car- by negotiating for

regained an almost ville lous Republicans' lead, the Democrats nomi- al nated Greeley in July. In June, the regular Republicans had nominated Grant for pre- Three weeks after the election, an ex- hausted Greeley died of what was diagnosed Greeley's Liberal platform was a brief, un- document House and served a similar edge in the Senate. re- election without a dissenting vote. inspired two-thirds majority in the that betrayed the opposi- Two as "brain fever." His funeral was

blacks, every carpetbagger and preferring not to see what was going on. This scalawag that can be caught will in twelve attitude persisted even after the hours be hanging from of 1876 on 142 day in June when Marshall Twitchell was carried a litter before a touring committee of the limb." Within Opelousas, White a months of the meeting in Leagues had spread throughout the South. desperate telegrams, he pleaded for federal Already White Leaguers were in control aid. of the

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