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Battle Cry of Freedom

Battle Cry of Freedom, like the other books in the Oxford History of the United States series, is a synthesis. That is, it is an attempt to take all of the scholarship from previous decades about...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2017 4:05 pm UTC

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Battle Cry of Freedom

The essence of chapter 28, "We Are All Americans," is the end of the Civil War and how the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment affected the government, the slaves, and the South. The chapter also...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2018 8:42 pm UTC

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Battle Cry of Freedom

James McPherson's Battle Cry of Freedom presents an analysis of the causes of the U.S. Civil War and a detailed narrative of both the events leading up to the conflict and the war itself. The...

Latest answer posted July 25, 2018 3:13 am UTC

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Battle Cry of Freedom

Your reference to chapter 10, "Amateurs Go to War," of James McPherson's seminal history of the American Civil War gets to the heart of a major problem plaguing both sides during the Civil War:...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2019 4:20 pm UTC

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Battle Cry of Freedom

McPherson doesn't believe that the Civil War was decided by a single battle but by a series of sustained and costly operations, which was one of the main factors that made the conflict the first...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2018 7:28 am UTC

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Battle Cry of Freedom

In Battle Cry of Freedom, James M. McPherson writes with the authority of an able scholar and with the engaging, accessible style of a popular historian or storyteller. After all, the historian's...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2019 9:48 am UTC

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