Essay on The Death Toll Of The Civil War

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Indeed the dying and killing in the civil war had an enormous effect on all segments of American society. The dying and killing changed life in America during and after the war. Just as faust stated “ neither side could have imagined the magnitude and length of the conflict that unfolded, nor the death tolls that proved its terrible cost.” faust the lost cause(2) The death tolls were so tremendous nobody ever imagined such a war. The death toll outnumbered any war America has gotten into combined. It was like two brothers fighting against each other that lived in the same house. The war pitted brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor and countryman. We are a country as a whole the north and south makes up america why were they even fighting against each other? could the issues between them be settled without a war? The question of the lost cause began when we asked why was the civil war fought? the south would say it was fought to preserve their way of living not slavery and the north was interfering in their living affairs. But we all know why the war was started and the key role was slavery/ the north can careless about what other white southerners were doing with their life. however, the south was not going to bring down an entire race with it. Another reason the war was fought between the union and the confederacy was to preserve white supremacy. whites will and always be in charge and blacks would always and be willing to submit to whites. southerners…

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