Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1877)
Sectional differences divided the North and South prior to the American Civil War. Both the American Civil War and resulting period of Reconstruction had significant consequences for the nation. (Ohio's New Learning Standards: Social Studies)
Historical Thinking: Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction
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Professor David Staley, The Ohio State University
David Staley is Director of The Goldberg Center and an associate professor in the Department of History at The Ohio State University. His research interests include digital history, the philosophy of history, historical methodology, and the history and future of higher education. He has published widely (in print and electronically) on the intersection of technology and scholarship, and is the author of Computers, Visualization and History (M.E. Sharpe, 2003) and History and Future: Using Historical Thinking to Imagine the Future (Lexington Books, 2007).
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