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      Ending the Civil War and Consequences for Congress

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          This collection explores the closing months and weeks of the Civil War and its implications for Congress in the postwar nation. Topics include ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment; Sherman's March and the laws of war; commemoration of the Civil War after 100 and 150 years; sectionalism, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the end of popular constitutionalism; treatment of federal prisoners of war; the refugee crisis at the end of the war and in the Reconstruction period; and the postbellum U.S. economy.

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          26 February 2019
          25bd9c3d-51f9-449f-864a-42c4bdf0c6a7
          8bd0133b-18b8-43d9-a572-118ecb7c8de6 9780821446461

          Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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          History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),bisacsh:HIS036050

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