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Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1850-1877: Citing Your Sources, etc.

The topics covered: Breakdown of the political party system, election of Lincoln, outbreak of the war, union and confederacy, military problems, nations at war, reconstruction conflicts, triumph of radicalism, compromise of 1876.

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