James Ford Rhodes


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historian principally famous for his History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 (7 vols., 1893–1906), which covered the years 1850–77 as a clash between civilizations based on opposed abstract ideas. Other works are History of the Civil War (1917, Pulitzer Prize) and History of the United States from Hayes to McKinley (1919).

Subjects: Literature.

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