X-Post: MiWSR: Woods on Finkelman and Kennon, eds., "Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front"

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A review of Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon, eds., Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front, by Michael E. Woods, Marshall University.

James P. Holoka, editor

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One of the more telling and long lasting of Lincoln's Civil War modernizations was the 'land grant' policy and practice which created and has sustained developments and histories to educational institutions of higher earning. Land grant colleges in the West contributed mightily to development and modernizing the future educational needs of America.