‘Ordeal by Fire:The Civil War and Reconstruction’ fourth edition by James McPherson and James Hogue
1.Discuss the relationship between the Mexican-American War and the Coming of the American Civil War by identifying and explaining the historical significance of the Wilmot Proviso, the Free Soil Party, and the Compromise of 1850.
2.Discuss the relationship between the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the coming of the American Civil War.
3.Discuss the relationship between the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, the Freeport Doctrine, and the coming of the American Civil War.
4.Write a comprehensive and detailed essay analyzing the military campaign in the Western theater of the war from January through June of 1862.
5. write a comprehensive and detailed essay that analyzes and assesses the Generalship of Robert E. Lee and George B. McClellan during the period of the war from August 1862 through November of 1862.