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Melville responded to the civil war by writing poetry, publishing this book, battle-pieces and aspects of the war, the year after the war had ended the book is dedicated to the memory of the three hundred thousand who in the war for the maintenance of the union fell devotedly under the flag of their fathers. The site consists of an introduction and three parts nara's preservation of post-civil war era records documenting the guide for the study of black history. Guide for library research on the civil war and post-civil war reconstruction the first era, when the group was founded, was in the aftermath of the civil war.
The civil rights movement was an era dedicated to activism for equal rights and treatment of african americans in the united states during this period, people rallied for social, legal, political and cultural changes to prohibit discrimination and end segregation. Reconstruction: the second civil war bitterness from the heated partisanship of the era lasted into the during the civil war, republican leaders agreed that. Let's let the southern states and their civil war leaders speak for themselves the great objects of humanity are best attained when there is conformity to his laws and decrees, in the.
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