American Civil War

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  • The Differences Of The American Civil War

    THE CIVIL WAR The American civil war started in 1861-1865. This war was a bad thing and a good thing that happen during this war for example woman had the rights and how African American had the chance to be free and be like everyone else.But before I start telling what really happen I would like to tell you my opinion on the North and South . It was the bloodiest four years in American History It started when the confederate open fire on union-held fort in sumter in the south carolina 's charleston bay. In two days later Abraham Lincoln became president.On April 15 lincoln call for seventy five thousand volunteers to put down the southern rebellion.They made a move that prompted Virginia Tennessee arkansas And the North Carolina so they…

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  • The Importance Of The American Civil War

    When the American Civil War is brought up, most will recall land battles like at Gettysburg and Antietam; you will be hard-pressed to find the average person evoking Mobile Bay or Charleston Harbor. Most famous is the Civil War that occurred on land; yet, the Civil War that occurred on the sea and in the rivers was a decisive factor to the Union victory and Confederate loss. The American Civil War is known as the “first modern war”, namely because the Industrial Revolution was occurring at the…

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  • The Causes Of The American Civil War

    The Revolution created the birth of America, while the Civil War would determine the kind of nation it would become. One of the most important wars in American history; fought between 1861 and 1865, The Civil war was a major event in which set the future of America. This war solved two major unanswered questions left from the Revolution regarding whether states were sovereign or individual and whether all men are created equal. The outcome of this war settled issues between the North and South,…

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  • Consequences Of The American Civil War

    The Civil War was undoubtedly the most defining moment in the development of American history. Preceding it included the antebellum period from 1840-1850 which was one of great change as the dynamics of the American situation shifted after the end of the war between Mexico and the United States. Along with the American victory came consequences as slavery expanded into newly acquired territories. This further deepened the sectional divide among northern and southern states and would throw the…

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  • The Causes Of The American Civil War

    The Civil war was a conflict over a way life. A plantation agriculture of the South that depended on slaves. When Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860 his opposition to slavery was seen as a threat to the economic interest of the southern states. The South responded by seceding from the Union and founding the confederate States of America in 1861 with Jefferson Davis as their president. South Carolina was the first to secede, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana secede…

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  • Women's Roles In The American Civil War

    The American Civil War is an event in American history that is looked back on with regret. Regret that our country had to go through such a terrible time when brother killed brother, and father killed son. When most look back on the American Civil war, they might think of the men, maybe Abraham Lincoln, maybe the slaves, but do women come to the mind of most when thinking about the American Civil War? Women played a great role during the Civil War. Some women were spies, like Isabelle Boyd and…

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  • The Major Causes Of The American Civil War

    Introduction The American Civil war occurred during the years 1861 – 1865, and as stated in the article titled “The Civil War”, it “was the cauldron that created modern America. The war preserved the Union, ending the possibility of the American nation dividing into two or more separate countries, in the process altering the nations politics and government, creating a strong presidency and an increasingly important federal infrastructure” (Finkelman sec. 1) However, the American Civil War did…

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  • The Root Cause Of The American Civil War

    Historians regard the American Civil War as an inevitable outcome as a result of conflicting ideologies of the Confederate States and the Union, by which Abraham Lincoln sparked debate in his 1858 House Divided Speech declaring: ‘a house divided against itself cannot stand.’ The division came as a result of Lincoln’s presidency in 1860 as eleven southern states seceded from the United States, stimulating the outbreak of war in 1861. Progressive Historians, such as Charles and Mary Bead believed…

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  • Slavery: The Causes Of The American Civil War

    The American Civil War began in 1861 and it did not end until 1865. This war was fought between the Union known as the Northern states and the Confederates known as the Southern states to determine whether the South would secede from the United States. The Southern states were determined on spreading slavery to the Western part of the country while the Northerners were trying to prevent this from happening. According to The American Experiment some of the people from the North even wanted to…

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  • The Divisive Factors Of The American Civil War

    The American Civil War was inevitable, it came as a consequence of many divisive factors. There were many factors that led to the Civil War. Those factors divided the nation in two, North and South, or in terms of the Civil War, the Union and the Confederacy. Two major factors that pushed the nation of America toward civil war were sectionalism and the state’s rights debate. This led to discourse in the nation, which eventually caused several southern states to believe that by 1861, they had no…

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