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  • The American Civil War

    Introduction The topic of my research paper is the American Civil War. I chose to write about the Civil War because it has always fascinated me. Over the years, I’ve watched several documentaries and read countless books about the Civil War. As the title of this paper suggests, this paper is about the causes, battles, and the aftermath of the Civil War. In the first section of this paper, I discuss the different reasons that Northerners and Southerners fought and describe the attack on Fort Sumter. The next three sections of this paper are concerned with three major battles of the Civil War: the First Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Antietam, and the Battle of Gettysburg. Finally, the last section of this paper is dedicated to the time period…

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  • The American Civil War: Bloodiest Wars In American History

    The American Civil War The American Civil war was one of the bloodiest wars in American History, but one of the craziest things about this war was that it was a war between our own country. There are many reasons and causes that led up to the event known as the Civil War, some of them being that the north wanted to stop the act called slavery, which is when whites treat blacks terrible and make them follow commands and especially make them do hard work, if the order is not followers, they could…

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  • Causes Of The American Civil War

    The American Civil war is most notably the bloodiest and most destructive four years in all of American history. The Civil war was fought from 1861 to 1865; this devastating conflict was fought between the Union States and the Confederate States. Understanding the immediate causes of the civil war are quite difficult as conflicts between the Northern and Southern states have existed for an extensive time. However, a key factor in shaping the civil war was Abraham Lincoln 's election in 1860.…

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  • The Mexican-American Civil War

    From the beginning of the Mexican-American War to the beginning of the Civil War, the era of 1845 to 1861, marks a time of great controversy among citizens of the United States of America. The invention of the cotton gin by Eli Whitney in 1793 began the extreme need for slavery that later fueled the intense controversy between the Northern and Southern states. This controversy led the states to make the Missouri Compromise in 1820, which limited slavery to only the Southern states. The South,…

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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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  • American Civil War Analysis

    The American civil war is one of the catastrophic and destructive events in the western world apart from the World War I and II in which the nation participated. It goes into history has having been a war which resolved two fundamental questions that had been left by the 1776-1783 revolution. A revolution known to have created the United States. The war determined the kind of nation that the United States would be; whether it was an indivisible nation with a sovereign national government or a…

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  • American Civil War Dbq

    Maryland in the mid-nineteenth century had bizarre features that were not existent in the other American states. It had an evident split in politics, economy, and culture. Yet, it managed to evade its conflicted temperament until the talk of secessionism ascended the inhabitants within her terrain. After the attack upon Fort Sumter on September April 12, 1861, the American Civil War became unpreventable. Maryland watched its neighbors convert into Northern and Southern support-zones.…

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  • American Civil War Essay

    American Civil War – Gowtham Venkatachalam The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. The American civil war was the bloodiest war in American history which wiped out 3% of the USA’s population. The civil war was an unintended, but fortunate war that granted some of the freedoms that the United States has come to symbolize. (World to text…

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  • Summary: The American Civil War

    A war which should have been avoided ended with the result of 600,000 American lives lost; that is, more lives lost than all other American-fought wars put together (American Civil War). Slavery has forever been a part of American society. Ever since the Redcoats fought the colonies, slaves have had an impact on America. Even though it is not a proud part of the past, it is still part of America’s heritage. Thankfully, slavery dwindled down to nothing in the United States of America.…

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  • African American Civil War

    As we all know the civil war is a very interesting period in the creation and establishing of the united states. The civil war occurred during the time period of April of 1861 until about 1865 of May that year. During this time slavery was a major issue facing in the north and the south with president Lincoln coming into office, and African Americans serving in the war was a major issue. During the civil war, there were two sides. The two sides were the union and the confederate. African…

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