Succinct, with a brace of original documents following each chapter, Christopher J. Olsen's "The American Civil War "is the ideal introduction to American history's most famous, and infamous, chapter. Covering events from 1850 and the mounting political pressures to split the Union into opposing sections, through the four years of bloodshed and waning Confederate fortunes, to Lincoln's assassination and the advent of Reconstruction, "The" "American Civil War "covers the entire sectional conflict and at every juncture emphasizes the decisions and circumstances, large and small, that determined the course of events.
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Author Biography - Assistant Professor of History Christopher J Olsen
Christopher J. Olsen is an assistant professor of history at Indiana State University and the author of "Political Culture" "and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, " "and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830 1860.""