Analysis of a broad range of historical documents and events in which slavery was abolished and the Industrial Revolution gave rise to the middle class. Includes legal codes, letters, speeches, constitutions, reports, and books that impacted the world throughout the nineteenth century.
Portrays the lives of African Americans in the 19th century. Covers pre- and post-Civil War eras including a chronology of historic economic, military, political, and social events impacting African American communities.
This collection provides historical documents related to the expansion of the United States in the first half of the 19th century, including journals, letters, speeches, government legislation, and court opinions.
Provides a detailed account of the American Civil War. Examines the forces that contributed to the war; early military battles, the Battle of Gettysburg; and the legacy of the Civil War. Includes biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index.