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    1863. a. Even though the edict had no power in the Confederacy, it did provide moral inspiration for the North and discouraged European countries from supporting the South. b. It also had the practical effect of permitting recruitment of African Americans for the Union army. In 2014, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia wrote an article titled “Emancipation Proclamation” that stated “by 1865 nearly 180,000…

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    In the end, the battle served as the major turning point of the war. The Gettysburg Address, which remains probably the most famous speech in American history and took only three minutes to deliver, was an economical but beautiful elegy that also shifted the meaning of the war from a military conflict to a moral struggle over the destruction of slavery and the viability of democracy itself. In just 272 words, Lincoln imbued the war with an almost theological meaning, positioning fallen soldiers…

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    defeat in the Civil War of 1861-1865, can be attributed to multiple factors. The main and chief reason among them are; the South lacked a strong industrial economy which hindered the Confederate Government States ability to wage war effectively. In fact, in hindsight, the economic policies and strategies of the Southern states to fund the Civil War proved to be less than stellar and ultimately proved to be the critical element for their historic defeat in the Civil War. The Civil War is…

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    disagreed with slavery and attempted to protect the rights of African Americans during the period of Reconstruction. He forced Congress to pass an amendment that ended slavery. When the Civil War ended, Isaac Myer was unemployed because white people protested against the employment of African Americans. In 1869, the National Labor Union allowed African Americans, including Myer into their federation. Harriet Wilson was an African American book writer. In 1870, when she went to Chicago, she…

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    the bloodiest single day fight in American history, with more than 23,000 setbacks. The Union triumph there prompted the Emancipation Proclamation. Gettysburg and Vicksburg i had major impacts such that Gettysburg was a union that stopped Robert Lee in the North and Vicksburg gave the union army control over the Mississippi River. The political effect of Sherman’s capture in Atlanta was politically important as it convinced many people in the North that the war would soon end, and in fact aided…

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    The African American Civil Rights Movement is historically considered to be between the time period of 1954- 1968. However, the struggle of African Americans to gain acceptance into white society and gain basic civil rights goes back much further. The abolition of slavery, African Americas had to deal with hostility as they tried to find their place among a white society who rejected them. In 1963, the Emancipation Proclamation granted African Americans freedom from slavery inside territories…

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    Often designated as the first American writer, Stephen Crane, of all authors, was the first who introduced realism in American Literature. He was an American author who wrote notable works in the realist tradition, The Red Badge of Courage in 1895. The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel taking place during the American Civil War where Henry Fleming, a young private from the Union Army, derived from the field of battling. Even though Crane was born after the war was going on, the novel is known…

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    any other. Americans have a way about them, they have a certain cockiness that can 't be surpassed. The way they walk around and hold themselves is even egotistical. Americans think of themselves as the better people, they not only think they are better than you, they know they are better than you. Americans are a very proud group of people. They have worked hard for what they have and are willing to die to keep it. It seems like the way we won this country carried over into how Americans live…

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    The Cotton Gin In the mid-19th century a war started that would change America forever. This was the civil war, a war in which the American nation was split into two nations who were divided over the practice of slavery. This war can easily be seen as the bloodiest event in America to date, so the machine that caused it is then the most threatening to American society. This machine is the cotton gin. At the turn of the 19th century America was growing both in geographical size and in economy.…

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    (2000). Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave. Random House Digital, Inc. Retrieved 1 November 2016, from http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/douglass/bio.html Douglass, F. (1995). Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. 1845. The Classic Slave Narratives, 243-331. Douglass, F., & Logan, R. W. (2003). The life and times of Frederick Douglass. Courier Corporation. Foner, E. (2013). Give Me Liberty! An American History: Seagull Fourth Edition (Vol. 1). WW Norton &…

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