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Why the North won the Civil War

Why the North won the Civil War

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Published by Collier Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published by Louisiana State University Press : 1960.

Statementessays edited by David Donald.
ContributionsDonald, David Herbert, 1920-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14149078M

Essay The North Won The American Civil War "If wars are won by riches, there can be no question why the North eventually prevailed.". The North was better equipped than the South, with the resources necessary to be successful in a long term war like the Civil War was, which was fought from to Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Donald, David Herbert, Why the North won the Civil War. New York: Collier,

Get this from a library! Why the North won the Civil War. [Henry Steele Commager; David Herbert Donald;] -- "Six authoritative views on the economic, military, diplomatic, social, and political reasons behind the confederacy's defeat.". A series of books focusing on a victorious CS that has won the Civil War after the Battle of Gettysburg and its subsequent conflict with the US under William Tecumseh Sherman in the Second American Civil War with aid from the French Empire, war with Spain over the territory of Cuba in called the Spanish–Confederate War, and an alternate.

History» Civil War» Why Did the North Win the Civil War? After his surrender to Gen. Grant, Gen. Robert Lee wrote a farewell to his Confederate soldiers, stating that his army was forced to surrender due to “overwhelming numbers and resources.” Although the Confederates fought fiercely, historians agree that the North had a clear. It is a partner book to "How the North won", but in my opinion the better of the two. Read full review. Why the South lost the Civil War User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. According to the authors, the South lost the Civil War because Southern nationalism was weak, indeed almost nonexistent. Previously, many reasons have been cited for 3/5(2).


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This book is written by David Herbert Donald, two time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the book Lincoln. "Why the North Won the Civil War" details the overwhelming power the Union Armies and Naval superiority, combined with the economic superiority of the northern states and many other reasons why the South would enevitatably succomb to the North's power and assure the Union Forces would win this by: This book is written by David Herbert Donald, two time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the book Lincoln.

"Why the North Won the Civil War" details the overwhelming power the Union Armies and Naval superiority, combined with the economic superiority of the northern states and many other reasons why the South would enevitatably succomb to the North's power and assure the Union Forces would win this war/5(26).

Great historical perspective (although may be a bit dated today) on why the North won the Civil war. Northern victory came as a result of more than the North's having more men and material. The north enjoyed other advantages such as a thriving two party system, generals who were not wedded to past military strategy, and a masterful foreign policy/5.

And David M. Potter suggests that a lack of political leadership in the South resulted in gross incompetence. And exclusively for this edition, the editor has written a new foreword and completely updated the bibliography to create the most comprehensive and enlightening guide to understanding why the North won the Civil ed on: Novem   David Herbert Donald is the author of We Are Lincoln Men, Lincoln, which won the prestigious Lincoln Prize and was on the New York Times bestseller list for fourteen weeks, and Lincoln at has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, for Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, and for Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas is the Charles Warren Brand: Golden Springs Publishing.

The book Why the North won the Civil War by David Herbert Donald, has a theme that revolves around how a war is won with major focus on the North’s victory during the civil war.

It has a collection of arguments that revolve around the military, diplomatic prowess, socioeconomic and political strength, as well as organization of the two. A very readable book, which I've enjoyed. How The North Won is the best book I have ever read about the Civil War.

It's great for readers not interested in a Gone With the Wind type book. It contains hard military battle schemes and military strategies I Cited by:   While the book can’t displace James M.

McPherson’s “Battle Cry of Freedom,” still perhaps the single greatest volume ever written on the Civil War or Author: Gregory Downs.

This is an excellent book which contains six essays on the various economic, miliary, diplomatic, social, and politiical reasons why the Confederacy lost and the Union won the Civil War. This book saved my butt/5(5). Why the North won the Civil War. Terms in this set (8) Economic Strength of the North.

22 million population compared to South's 9 million, out of 9 million were slaves. 4/5ths of US. Why the North Won the Civil War. In this classic exploration of the Confederacy’s defeat in the Civil War, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner David. This book is written by David Herbert Donald, two time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the book Lincoln.

"Why the North Won the Civil War" details the overwhelming power the Union Armies and Naval superiority, combined with the economic superiority of the northern states and many other reasons why the South would enevitatably succomb to the North's power and assure the Union Forces would win this war/5.

List six different viewpoints (and their authors) of why the North won the Civil War. Briefly explain each position. Know whether it is legitimate or not. ECONOMIC—RICHARD N.

CURRENT of the University of Wisconsin attributes the victory of the North to fundamental economic superiority so great that the civilian resources of the South were dissipated under the conditions of war. See Book Description More about David Herbert Donald.

Why the North Won the Civil War. Embed Copy and paste the. Winning a war without money or friends is rather difficult, and the American South had neither. Its economy, pardon the expression, went south, and it failed to convince any major European powers to join the fight on its side.

The Southern economy was based solely on agriculture. When the Civil War started, there was only [ ]. Interesting, thoughtful examination of the basic tenets of the Lost Cause mythos. Disputes and largely refutes the various contentions including slavery versus states rights as the cause of war, the superiority of Lee, Grant as butcher, that the North only won because of inexhaustible material and so on/5.

This book is written by David Herbert Donald, two time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the book Lincoln. "Why the North Won the Civil War" details the overwhelming power the Union Armies and Naval superiority, combined with the economic superiority of the northern states and many other reasons why the South would enevitatably succomb to the /5(23).

Why the North Won the Civil War Henry Steele Commager, David Herbert Donald Published by Simon & Schuster PaperbacksNew York |London ()/5().

The book Why the North Won the Civil War outlines five of the most agreed upon causes of Southern defeat, each written by a highly esteemed American historian.

The author of each essay does acknowledge and discuss the views of the other authors. However, each author also goes on to explain their botheration and disagreement with their opposition.

The American Civil War was a war that tore America apart. At leastAmerican lives were lost in this 4 year battle, between the North and the Southern states of America.

To learn why the Union or Northern army was triumphant against the South, read on. The American Civil War was a war that tore America apart. Read "Why The North Won The Civil War" by David Herbert Donald available from Rakuten Kobo.

WHY THE SOUTH LOST What led to the downfall of the Confederacy? The distinguished professors of history represented in t 4/5.Why the North Won the Civil War Historians have argued inconclusively for years over the prime reason for Confederate defeat in the Civil War. The book Why the North Won the Civil War outlines five of the most agreed upon causes of Southern defeat, each written by a highly esteemed American historian.

‎WHY THE SOUTH LOST What led to the downfall of the Confederacy? The distinguished professors of history represented in this volume examine the following crucial factors in the South’s defeat: ECONOMIC—RICHARD N.

CURRENT of the University of Wisconsin attributes the victory of t /5(2).