By Dr Richard F Selcer, Richard Balkin
H. G. Wells as soon as stated, the main fascinating background of the [entire] nineteenth century used to be the expansion of the U.S.. The years from 1850 to 1875 exhibit the reality of this review. through the Civil conflict interval, standard elements of recent existence, comparable to govt forms, patron items, mass tradition, information profiling, and professionalism started to advance, and loads of alterations happened. Written in an easy-to-use structure, this authoritative quantity describes people's daily lives all through those years - from the meals they ate to the areas they worshipped to the categories of jobs they played. Civil conflict the USA, 1850 to 1875 covers American heritage in the course of the Civil battle and Reconstruction. a number of statistical tables, charts, maps, images, and illustrations exhibit the varied elements of lifestyle in Civil battle the USA - from record-keeping and the collection of information to the overhaul of the nation's monetary constitution, from the bureaucratization of yank lifestyles to the emergence of mass tradition. full of life, informative essays attach and extend at the considerable information, assisting authentic details come to lifestyles. the USA, 1850 to 1875 is the definitive resource in this period. The gains contain: details on weather and normal heritage, economic system, inhabitants and well-being, politics and executive, towns and states, trendy humans, technological know-how and expertise, pop culture, and extra; targeted themes, corresponding to the transformation of the U.S. from an agrarian financial system into one of many world's best business powers, the increase of spectator activities reminiscent of horse racing and baseball, and the improvement of latest types of transportation; excerpts of interval files, together with a slave's firsthand account of his adventure - The home Act, Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, and a component to basic Custer's memoirs; greater than a hundred and fifty illustrations, together with maps, photos, copies of visible works of art, and reproductions of ads and records; and a bibliography, a listing of tables, and an index.
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Civil War America (Almanacs of American Life) by Dr Richard F Selcer, Richard Balkin