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Ways and means, Lincoln and his cabinet and the financing of the Civil War, Roger Lowenstein

Label
Ways and means, Lincoln and his cabinet and the financing of the Civil War, Roger Lowenstein
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-410) and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Ways and means
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1298287564
Responsibility statement
Roger Lowenstein
Sub title
Lincoln and his cabinet and the financing of the Civil War
Summary
"In Ways and Means, journalist Roger Lowenstein reveals the unlikely story of how Abraham Lincoln used the urgency of financing the Civil War to transform a union of states into one united nation. Through a financial lens, he explores how this second American revolution, led by Lincoln, his cabinet, and his congress, changed the direction of the country"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Two Crises -- Exigencies of War -- Ways and Means -- The Window Shuts -- Legal Tender -- Forgotten Congress -- Proclamation -- Chase's Plan -- Cotton for Cash -- Gettysburg Summer -- Chase for President -- Roast Mutton and Partridge -- Exit Secretary -- Staggering Transformation -- Epilogue
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