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    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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    After the Civil War, African Americans were free from slavery but they still faced many harsh realities. The “Address of a convention of Negroes held in Alexandria Virginia” and “Plessy vs. Ferguson [1896]” show how things did not change too much through time. The African Americans in Alexandria, Virginia believed that African Americans would face another form of slavery if the Federal Government did not step in and grant laws that provided them with rights as citizens, civil rights. Thirty-one…

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    From 1861 to 1865 America was in a state of civil war, with many southern states attempting to succeed and become their own nations. This war was caused by a variety of issues, slavery foremost amongst them. Many other factors that contributed to the outbreak of war within American states were directly or indirectly related to slavery, such as the election of Abraham Lincoln – who was an abolitionist, loss of states’ rights if slavery was outlawed throughout the nation – and a lack of ability of…

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    The American Civil War started to progress in 1861 when tension aroused from Northerners and Southerners. Many believe the war was just about slavery but it was also about states’ rights and also things such as westward expansion. Slavery was the biggest issue basically though which is why most think of the Civil War as being the war fought to end slavery in the US. Many things led up to tension boiling over in the US such as the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Dred Scott Case, and when John Brown raided…

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    “The Civil War devastated the South, leaving cities destroyed, its wealth depleted, illness rampant, and people hungry and jobless,” (RPO). Yet The Civil War marked a turning point in American History, that would forever change the United States. There were numerous key events that led to warfare between the North and the South. “The leaders of the South were convinced that the welfare of their states was in jeopardy. In short order, they began to secede from the Union. South Carolina withdrew…

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    Revolutionary War to emancipate itself from Great Britain and managed to flourish into a lucrative country. As this happened, many discrepancies managed to divide the once congenial country and fabricate a Civil War. The Civil War can easily be seen as the second American Revolution, considering it brought about significant change in history in the social, political, and economic aspects. In the social aspect, just as freedom of speech and religion was a problem for the colonies in the American…

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    The American Civil War or War of Secession was a conflict significant in the history of the United States of America, which took place between 1861 and 1865. The opposing sides were the forces of the states of the North against the newly formed the Confederate States of America, composed of eleven Southern states that proclaimed its independence. In 1859, John Brown, a supporter of abolitionism, had tried to start a rebellion of slaves in Virginia attacking an ammunition dump of the army.…

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    The American Civil War began at Fort Sumter in 1861 and lasts until 1865. This war has been referred to as the first modern war in which the Union fought the Confederacy. The North went under the label of the Union while the South was the Confederacy. The president in charge during these years was Abraham Lincoln. During the Civil War the economies and cultures of the North and the South differed in almost every factor. As stated by Foner “The population of the North and the loyal border slave…

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    The Civil War was the result of many different events related to the topic of slavery in the North and South. The North and South had different views on slavery. The South supported the use of slave labor while the North was against the use of slave labor (American Civil War). Southern states argued with Northern states that each state had the right to secede from the Union at any time (States ' Rights & The Civil War). The South wanted to secede from the Union because they believed that states…

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    of the American Civil War, America became a federated country and started her way to be prosperous. The important effects of the America Civil War are two parts. The first is whether United States should be a confederation of a lot of sovereign states or an indivisible country which has lots of independent states with a powerful government. The second is whether this country recognized that all men are created equal and people own equal right to own liberty were really…

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