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American Civil WarsThe United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Crisis of the 1860s$
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Don H. Doyle

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469631097

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631097.001.0001

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The Civil War and U.S. World Power

The Civil War and U.S. World Power

(p.15) Chapter One The Civil War and U.S. World Power
American Civil Wars

Jay Sexton

University of North Carolina Press

Jay Sexton’s opening essay focuses on the role of the Civil War in the realization of U.S. national and global power in the nineteenth century. Though the Civil War gave evidence of the immense military and economic power of the United States, he shows, the projection of that power on the world stage also required foreign collaboration.

Keywords:   Monroe Doctrine, slavery, Abraham Lincoln, Civil War

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