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    Even though it was a draw he showed that the Union was willing to fight. February of 1862 he was able to capture two major forts of the Confederate in Tennessee Fort Henry and Fort Donelson. These were the first major victories for the Union and he was promoted to a major general. Grant was in high spirits until the battle of Shiloh. That Battle of Shiloh happened on April 6, 1862, Confederate soldiers under the leadership of General Albert Sidney Johnston. The Confederates pour out from the tree line and surprising the Union forces. The Confederates surround the Union troops, capture, kill, or wounded most. This was a 2 day battle, on the first day of the battle Gen. Johnston was wounded and was replaced by P.G.T. Beauregard. Grant stood his ground until Grant was eventually to overpower the Confederate forces. The battle of Shiloh was 2 days and produced 23,000 casualties and was the bloodiest battle in the Civil war and on American soil. This was a battle won by the Union but many Union Soldiers lost their lives on the battlefield and Grant blamed himself so did others. Even after the loss of so many Union, Lincoln stood by his…

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    “St. Thomas Aquinas identifies three criteria for a just war. First, a war must be waged by a legitimate authority. Second, a war must have a just cause. Third, a war must have the right intentions. (P. 139) In order for a war to be waged by a legitimate authority, it must serve the common good, not just private interests and agendas. (P. 138) In order for a war to have just cause, it must include: protecting citizens from hostile or violent behavior, restoring rights that have been taken away…

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    Protestant churches who often tied themselves with matters of the state, and this stayed at the heart of who the Southerners wanted their new nation to be. When the Civil War started, the Southerners also looked to their religious leaders to help guide them through a difficult time, filled with heavy losses. Also, Christian ministers began to preach about God’s plan for the Civil War, making their battle into more of a Crusade to…

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    Anna Miller and I built a model of Fort Sumter. In this paper I will be going into depth about Fort Sumter and some of its facts. Fort Sumter was first built is the wake of the war of 1812 for defence purposes. Which sadly highlighted the United States lack of strong coastal defenses. Fort Sumter was named after the Revolutionary War general Thomas Sumter. One fact is that Fort Sumter was one of nearly 50 forts built as part of a coastal defense program that was made in 1817. The placement of…

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    over 618,000 people. The Battle of Fort Sumter was a battle over politics between the North and the South. The event of the battle of Fort Sumter all started when Abraham Lincoln was elected, but before that he was inaugurated the 16th President of the United States. Today Fort Sumter is a museum, but before that happened there was a battle; a battle that started with politics. On November 15, 1860, President of the United States ,James Buchanan, called together his Cabinet telling them…

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    published two other books about the Civil War, as well as serving as a journalist for several noteworthy newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, the Nashville Tennessean, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Not only is he very reliable with his information about the Civil War, but he also descends from both Union and Confederate soldiers. There are very few men that would be better suited to write about the Civil War than Jack Hurst. II. Summary Men of Fire accurately portrays the roles of Ulysses…

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    to be short and simple. However, after countless battles and lives lost the battle dragged on. The CSA had a disadvantage from the beginning. Since the Union was supplied by the crops in the North and Industry in the North. The CSA was low in supplies, resources, food, and weapons. They also did not have the proper fighting styles or intelligence for different battles. There were battles areas put into place by President Lincoln primarily Grant and Sherman. If the CSA had obtained the…

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    The American Revolution had many things going on. The most significant event led to the American Revolution is the French and Indian War. The first settlement in the French was in Quebec. In 1754, George Washington led 150 militiamen in Fort Duquesne but failed because there were more men in the fort so they made a George Washington retreat. The militiamen made their own fort called Fort Necessity but also forced Washington to leave to Ohio Territory. Later on, with the war, the battleground…

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    He is discovered to be a Huron, and when all the officers from the the party are killed by a war party that had followed them at Magua’s command, Duncan, Cora, and Alice have little chance of survival. During the fighting, Hawkeye and his brethren arrived and saved the travelers. Magua gets away with his life, and the Mohicans saved the life of the three British. Hawkeye introduces himself to Duncan and the girls, and agrees to escort them to Fort William-Henry, where General Munro, Cora and…

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    St. George so he could attend a school in Georgetown. Then, when he was fifteen, Francis embarked on a career as a sailor. He joined a schooner headed for the Caribbean. The voyage ended when the ship sank, supposedly by a whale hitting the boat. Francis and his fellow crewmates still had to spend one week at sea. Francis Marion’s nickname was “The Swamp Fox” due to Francis’s abnormal technique of warfare, known as guerrilla warfare. Guerrilla warfare is unfair war like shooting before the…

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