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Dan Monroe

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Monroe earned a Ph. D. in history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He taught at Bradley University and now teaches at Milliken University.

Biography: Monroe earned a doctorate in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has received the Heiligenstein Award for Teaching Excellence and the Griswold Distinguished Professorship in History. He was a fellow at the Virginia Historical Society and Lincoln Legal Papers. He currently teaches a variety of courses at Milliken University, including his new course, ''Abraham Lincoln in History and Film''.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Dan Monroe on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  At home with Illinois Governors :
ISBN: 0972561005 OCLC: 51813131

Illinois Executive Mansion Association, [Springfield, IL] : ©2002.

Shapers of the great debate on the Civil War :
ISBN: 0313317453 OCLC: 62320538

Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. : 2005.

With the conclusion of the Mexican War in 1848, the United States seemed poised to fulfill the manifest destiny that was on the lips of journalists and politicians. Yet, even before the war was over, tensions over the issue of slavery erupted. Slavery symbolized the social, cultural, constitutional, and economic differences that were dividing the North and South. Through four years of bloody civil war and the loss of over 600,000 lives, the American republic decided the fate of slavery, asserted the supremacy of the federal government over state authority, and began to grapple with the difficu.

The republican vision of John Tyler /
ISBN: 158544216X OCLC: 53976807

Texas A & M University Press, College Station : ©2003.