10 minute presentation powerpoint

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Sherman Presentation This is my powerpoint for my 10 minute presentation.

Few individuals who took part in the American Civil War have come close to causing the amount of controversy as Union General William Tecumseh Sherman.  Even in present times, very strong opinions about this complex man and his deeds are prevalent throughout historical journals and there are an extraordinary amount of books that have been […]

Footnotes

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Here are some footnotes for some of my sources: William T. Sherman, Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman (New York: Penguin Books, 1985) John F. Marszalek, Sherman: A Soldier’s Passion for Order (New York: Free Press, 1993) John B. Walters, “General William T. Sherman and Total War,” The Journal of Southern History 14, no. 4, November, […]

5 item bibliography of online sources

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Hanson, Victor Davis. “Sherman’s War.” American Heritage 50, no. 7 (November 1999): 58. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed September 10, 2010). Hume, Janice, and Amber Roesner. “Surviving Sherman’s March: Press, Public Memory, and Georgia’s Salvation Mythology.” Jounalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 86, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 119-137. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed September 10, 2010). […]

5 item bibliography of published sources

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Campbell, Jaquiline G. When Sherman Marched North from the Sea. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. Coburn, Mark. Terrible Innocence: General Sherman at War. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1993. Connolly, James. “An Illinois Soldier Marches with Sherman to the Sea and Beyond.” in The Civil War and Reconstruction: A Documentary Collection, edited by […]

Proposal

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Proposal Few figures of the American Civil War gained as much lasting notoriety or caused anywhere near as much controversy as General William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army. He is forever remembered as a cruel villain in parts of the South due to his strategy of total war, that is, the idea that war […]

Review Article

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Here’s a link to a review article from the American Historical Review: http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?vid=9&hid=106&sid=e240ab84-2c81-4478-bf0e-0f613689f618%40sessionmgr110&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=45027052 Again, the pdf should be there.

Book review from a historical journal

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Here is a link to a review article: http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?vid=5&hid=106&sid=e240ab84-2c81-4478-bf0e-0f613689f618%40sessionmgr110&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=7165464 You may need to open the actual pdf.

Three Questions About My Topic

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1. Did Sherman really dislike the South? 2. Did he ever write about why he used his tactics? 3. How influential was his personal life on his military choices?

Topic Description

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My topic exploring what impact Sherman’s personal life may have had on his military decisions, such as his decision to use the tactics of total war.

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