A Basic History of the United States, Vol. 3: The Sections and the Civil War, 1826-1877
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: June 2005
Duration: 9 hours 25 minutes
Carson begins this third volume by diagnosing the root causes that eventually gave rise to sectionalism. Also examined are removal of the Indians, the plantation system, the Transcendentalists and American literature, the public-school movement, westward expansion, the election of Lincoln, and the Civil War.