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The American cause.

Archibald MacLeish

The American cause.

by Archibald MacLeish

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Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Public opinion.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesThe American mobilization.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD753 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p.
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6429480M
      LC Control Number41051585
      OCLC/WorldCa394269

        The first book to appear in the illustrious Oxford History of the United States, this critically acclaimed volume--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize--offers an unsurpassed history of the Revolutionary War and the birth of the American republic. Beginning with the French and Indian War and continuing to the election of George Washington as first president, Robert Middlekauff offers a panoramic 4/5(13). The Lost Cause of the Confederacy, or simply the Lost Cause, is an American pseudo-historical, negationist ideology which advocates the belief that the cause of the Confederate States during the American Civil War was a just and heroic one. This ideology has furthered the belief that slavery was just and moral, because it supposedly brought economic prosperity.

      The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution by Robert Middlekauff is a book that depicts the glorious battles of the war and its political struggle and ideals all in one fell swoop. While building up through the war, and going all the way to its end/5(). I have only read parts of this book, but it seems well researched. I will use it as a reference in research and discussion. I am really weary of arguments that slavery was not a cause of the war. All the discussions of slavery as a cause (the primary cause) are researched and reviewed by other civil war historians by men who are very /5(2).

      American Cause Quotes Showing of 6 “Demosthenes, the great Athenian patriot, cried out to his countrymen when they seemed too confused and divided to stand against the tyranny of Macedonia: “In God's name, I beg of you to think.”Cited by: 2. Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny and the Coming of the Civil War By Michael A. Morrison University of North Carolina Press, Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on the causes of the Civil War.


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