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    The American Civil War was fought between the northern and southern soldiers during 1861-1865. This war played a crucial part in shaping the opinions of citizens and provisional gender roles during war time; females were encouraged to help aid the soldiers. Ladies at this time were “vivandieres” who were often known to accompany and provide support to the Union and Confederate army. A handful of women also impersonated themselves as men and joined the fight, while many other females were nurses…

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    The American Civil War is one of the most prominent events in American history, and it changed many things not just in America alone, but in the world as well. Rapid thought tells us that yes, this was an inevitable event. But historical events are not that easy to decipher. There are numerous examples that show us that, prominent and important historical events do not occur due to one reason or due to some easily identifiable reasons. Instead, a confluence of a large number of unpredictable and…

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    The Civil war was important to America History, but how did it change the American idea of freedom? The Civil war was started to free slaves and to give equal rights to all men no matter the race. The Civil War was fought between the Northern and the Southern states from 1861-1865. Northern states were against slavery and Southern states were for slavery. The Civil war is an important point in American history in which transformed American ideas about freedom by giving a solution to the issue of…

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    To African-Americans, both free and enslaved, the Civil War was not simply a war to determine if “a new nation…dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal…[could] long endure.” The war was an outlet for centuries old frustrations and anger. The war nurtured great new hopes and old painful disappointments. It empowered many African-Americans to take a desperately desired modicum of control over their personal lives, the lives of their families, communities and race. In the face…

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    the United States, African Americans have constantly been discriminated. When Africans first came to America, they had no choice but to work as laborers. They became slaves to the rich, covetous, lethargic Americans. African-Americans were working as slaves but they could not support their families because they were not paid. Additionally, they were regularly whipped and beaten. They suffered numerous times to get their freedoms, yet when the Civil War came African Americans had this logic that…

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    Despite that the American Civil War officially began April 13, 1861 at Fort Sumter; the Civil war had been in a making for quite some time. Ever since America was barely formed the differences between the people of the North and the South arose, and as time and progression continued so did the tension in between the two. The geography was considerably dissimilar. The North dealt with bays and harbors, frozen winters and warm summers, and rocky and infertile soil. While the South managed with…

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    The American Civil War one of the most violent confrontations between the Union and the Confederacy that led to the deaths of thousands of soldiers with millions hurt. According to Robert McNamara History Expert, the event that led to the American Civil War in which the southern states withdrew from the Union and represented themselves as the Confederate States of America was called The Secession Crisis. It all took place during late 1860 through 1861. The first state to withdraw from the Union…

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    The American Civil War was fought to meet the pending succession of the eleven states that made up the Confederate States of America. The root causes of differences between the Confederacy and the Union were slavery and sectionalism. Sectionalism refers to playing the needs of one section of the nation over the nation as a whole. In addition to these differences geographical and economic development led to the sense of the nation as divided. The South saw their fighting as “rebuilding the…

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    Throughout American history the United States had many inspiring generals. These generals include the very first president of the United States, George Washington. However, he comes in a close second to Ulysses S. Grant. The oldest of six sibling, Grant grew up in a small town in Ohio. While growing, his dream was to become a math professor, however, he joined the infantry instead. On September 30, 1843, Grant reported to St. Louis, Missouri, at Jefferson Barracks, this was the start of a very…

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    to secede. The South decided to secede for three reasons. The South wanted to keep their slaves, fear of race mixing, and Southerners believed that the Northerners were overstepping their boundaries. The most common belief is that the American Civil War was a war about slaves. Slaves were more than slaves. Slaves were property, and essential to Southern life. The South was primarily agricultural with a vast majority of the population, approximately 80%, working in labor. Cotton was the key…

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