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    Person of the Year 1862, Part 2

    Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1862, who would Time have selected…

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    American Leaders and the Issues of 1861

    The evening before the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter, historians spoke about leadership and the troubling issues of 1861. Edward Ayres projected some graphics as he talked about “The Logic of Secession.”…

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    The Dogs of War

    Thomas Emory talked about the start of the Civil War and he addressed the question of why both North and South decided to fight. He is the author of a book called The Dogs of War. “The Dogs of War” was…