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HIS 11: The American Civil War 1861-1865: Home

undefinedThe First day at Gettysburg by James Walker. Public Domain.

Books in the Library

See the books at 973.3 in the library. This is the Dewey number for the American Civil War and Abraham Lincoln.

For the topic of Imperialism and Slavery, books are located at 960 (History of Africa).


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A great deal of information is available on this topic. It is a topic which has journals devoted to it, and historians regularly contribute articles about the  American Civil War..Please note that this version of Encyclopedia Britannica is excellent for this topic- try looking up  American Civil War Reconstruction...JSTOR is an excellent source of academic articles.

Emancipation of slaves

White supremacists - The Ku Klux Klan (1865 -)


Klan parade, Virginia 1922. Image from Wikimedia Commons