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1861: The Civil War Awakening: Book Review Among the events of world history, the Civil War in the USA is one of the central places. Due to this sombre and mourning event, the current population know the names of Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, Ulysses S. Grant, who stood at the head of armies of the northerners; know the names of General Robert E. Lee, who led the armed forces of the slave owners, fanatic Lincoln's assassin named John Wilkes Booth. It is known, how the war ended and who won it. This creates an extremely dramatic history of this war. It is associated with not only the names of the characters, personifying two warring camps, but many battles, sea battles, the most urgent political debate, skillful diplomatic game, and the Union Confederation (during the war, the North and South of the USA were called). It was seeking to obtain the support of the European powers (South) or, on the …show more content…
All the reasons have a tendency, in the author's point of view, to point to the Republican administration of the Union on the need for drastic change in the leadership of military operations, and the general approach to military and domestic policies. This is especially true of the President Lincoln, whose authority grew, and the government during the war was almost unlimited. The political analysis of the situation of the war years provided throughout the book is not the key purpose of the author of 1861: The Civil War Awakening. The real aim of Goodheart (2011) is to present it fluently as it would be frivolous and arrogant in relation to this complex, multi-dimensional process. To understand the situation of those difficult years, to understand a complex set of problems which confronted Lincoln and his administration, is possible only if a reader grasps as much as possible, in order to break through

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