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Unit 5: Period 5: 1844-1877

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A house divided against itself cannot stand. Examine the ideas and events of the mid-19th century that led to the United States' division over slavery, and how the Civil War of the 1860s ripped apart the nation. Finally, explore how the legacy of the Civil War and the subsequent Reconstructionist movement have influenced American culture and ideas.
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