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H. G. Wells as soon as stated, the main attention-grabbing heritage of the [entire] nineteenth century used to be the expansion of the U.S.. The years from 1850 to 1875 reveal the reality of this evaluation. throughout the Civil warfare interval, universal elements of recent existence, reminiscent of govt forms, shopper items, mass tradition, facts profiling, and professionalism started to increase, and loads of alterations happened. Written in an easy-to-use structure, this authoritative quantity describes people's daily lives all through those years - from the meals they ate to the locations they worshipped to the kinds of jobs they played. Civil struggle the US, 1850 to 1875 covers American heritage through the Civil warfare and Reconstruction. a number of statistical tables, charts, maps, photos, and illustrations display the varied facets of way of life in Civil warfare the United States - from record-keeping and the collection of facts to the overhaul of the nation's monetary constitution, from the bureaucratization of yank existence to the emergence of mass tradition. energetic, informative essays attach and extend at the ample facts, supporting real details come to existence. the USA, 1850 to 1875 is the definitive resource in this period. The positive aspects contain: details on weather and normal background, economic climate, inhabitants and wellbeing and fitness, politics and govt, towns and states, trendy humans, technology and know-how, pop culture, and extra; particular subject matters, similar to the transformation of the U.S. from an agrarian economic system into one of many world's best business powers, the increase of spectator activities akin to horse racing and baseball, and the improvement of latest sorts of transportation; excerpts of interval files, together with a slave's firsthand account of his event - The abode Act, Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, and a part of common Custer's memoirs; greater than one hundred fifty illustrations, together with maps, pictures, copies of visible works of art, and reproductions of ads and files; and a bibliography, a listing of tables, and an index.

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