Looking back at history, it would be easy to say that if someone had done something differently, then the major conflict would have been avoided. Putting oneself in their position is a completely different story. Most of the people involved in major events in history did what they could to prevent to inevitable. The Civil War was just that: inevitable. The United States was bound to run into the conflicts that it did being a newer Country. Physical change and conflicts of interest were bound to happen, especially when there is next to no middle ground for major issues. Although the war was not necessarily fought over slavery, it was a foundation for issues that did help cause the war. Overall, there was no better way to try and …show more content…
The Civil War was unavoidable and even with differences in motivation, united in two sides to fight for what they believed in.
A majority of people do not want war, war is a last resort in a chain of failed problem-solving. Civil War is proof of a great divide in the Country, even when the division is not necessarily unified fronts. For each individual person, the reason for fighting was different. Some even struggled with their ideals upon interrogating captives. “No single, clear sediment [can] stand out” for either side because each front was not entirely united in their cause for fighting (Waldrep). Whatever the reason, physical changes within the country as well as slavery and the South's secession were major contributors to these reasons divided between the North and South. In the end, they became the reasons for the Civil War.
Physical Change within the United States of America was going to happen. The United States was built by explorers and