A Basic History of the United States, Vol. 3: The Sections and the Civil War, 1826-1877

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Clarence B. Carson

Narrated By: Mary Woods

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.