Was The Civil War Inevitable Analysis

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The American Civil War has been widely considered one of the most prominent and momentous historical events of the late 19th-century. Since that time, scholars have noted how it has shaped the American public agenda, the country’s national politics, and economic outcomes seen in present times. Despite the extreme melody of differing views, few have placed great or even minimal focus on determining if the Civil War was inevitable. To address this inquiry, this composition seeks to persuade that the American Civil was inevitable at a certain point; however it is difficult to pinpoint what event triggered the inevitability. It will also note how the elements of slavery, conflict, and unionization would have been directly affected without this sense of inevitability. In the end, the American society would not be what it is today without the direct impact of the American Civil War and the correlating anguish and detriment that followed its development. The inevitability of the Civil War can be seen by briefly analyzing the events leading up to 1816. Perhaps if the political standing during that time had been different, then the economic outcomes would have been altered for both the North and South. Part of this political standing can be seen in reference to …show more content…
Not only would this be in terms of our current technological advancements, economic means, and political standing; but also in reference to how the communities and individual people within society would have been shaped. During that time, violence was the main reaction to the conflict surrounding the argument of slavery, but perhaps if armed conflict was not the answer and the North and South had split, then America’s identity as we see it today would be vastly

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