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    Nathan Bedford Forrest once said, "war means fighting, and fighting means killing." The Civil War is known as America’s bloodiest conflict in history. Thousands of people died of disease and approximately 620,000 soldiers died in the line of duty (Civil War Casualties). During the Civil War, many groups of people were affected as they lived through the conflict between the Northern and Southern states. For some groups of people, they experienced negative impacts, while for others it was not as…

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    However, different viewpoints normally leads to a dispute between individuals. Disputes can range from as simple as debating on which football team is better, to more pensive economical and political issues. A prominent example is the American Civil War. The American Civil War is a result of a dispute between the northern and southern states of America. The southern states were intimidated by the northern states gaining more power and they also feared the abolishment of slavery. As a result,…

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    The American Civil War was a war in the United States in the years 1861 to 1865. The Union faced different leaders in eleven Southern states as they grouped together and formed the Confederate States of America. The Union, also known as the North won the war, making what was one of the most intense wars in history. The war was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America. Jefferson Davis, a former U.S. Senator and Secretary of War, was appointed President of…

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    Many students think that the main reason for the American Civil War was only slavery, and they believe that slavery was abolished one hundred percent by the end of the Civil War. Also, some students do not have a complete idea about the American Civil War; all they know about this war is American people were fighting with each other and American people wanted to divide the country into many sections. However, the American Civil War started from 1861 to 1865 between the South and the North in the…

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    The American Civil War, the bloodiest war in American history, was caused by political issues, military actions, and social and economic reasons between the Union (North) and the Confederacy (South). Specifically, slavery can be seen as the direct cause of the Civil War. David Goldfield, American historian, wrote “Both northerners and southerners recognized slavery as the immediate cause of the civil war.” On April 12, 1861, the Battle of Fort Sumter sparked the Civil War when Confederate…

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    The Civil War was key in the Abolition of Slavery in the US which had a very significant impact on American society. The War was during the Abolitionist movement, this movement was about wanting immediate emancipation of all slaves, end of racial discrimination and segregation. The Emancipation Proclamation was made to liberate all slaves in the Union states, it resulted in 3.1 million slaves being freed of the nation’s 4 million slaves which left slaves mainly within the Southern states. On…

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    1. The Civil War was very different from past conflicts. To start, African Americans played a huge role in the Civil War. For the North, African Americans were enlisted in the army and fought alongside other Americans, and for the South, African Americans slaves were “camp servants,” for their masters. The slaves would cook meals, raise tents, and carry supplies for their masters. There is actually a stretch to claim saying that not a single African American ever fired a gun for the Confederacy.…

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    express ourselves, and identifies where we are from or what we value. Culture has changed drastically over the years as styles go in and out of fashion or different resources are available or effective. This was particularly prevalent during the Civil War when limited resources were available and certain, unique needs had to be met. The culture of this time reflects this as demonstrated through its music, fashion, art, and food. Music is what sets the scene for the world around us. Soundtracks…

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    African Americans contributed to the Union and Confederate sides during the Civil War (HistoryNet, n.d.). There were over 179,000 African Americans that had positions in the Union Army as well as support from the Navy (HistoryNet, n.d.). The states that were separated from the Union were called the Confederate states and they consisted of South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas (Africans in America, n.d.). The states provisional president was Jefferson Davis…

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    “The American Civil War.” What comes to your mind when you hear those words? Slavery controversy, power struggles, hostility, and destruction? Well, all of those are accurate. The American Civil War was a devastating division of the United States of America that lasted for three lengthy, gory years. More than likely, when someone contemplates the foundations of the American Civil War they automatically think slavery. Slavery in America began in the early 17th Century. The majority of slaves…

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