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  • Causes And Consequences Of The Emancipation Proclamation

    Sumter in South Carolina and the Confederate army fired shots at both the ships and the fort. President Lincoln was hoping for a quick victory, but that was soon destroyed and Lincoln called in for 500,000 Union soldiers. President Lincoln quickly surprised many as a very capable wartime leader. President Lincoln was very choosy about his military commanders, his first commander was, General George McClellan. After General McClellan failed to purse the Confederate Army after an Union Victory,…

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  • The Civil War: The Battle Of Bull Run

    Lincoln, in November of 1860. The slave states detested Lincoln because he, as a Republican Party leader, opposed the spread of slavery to the territories of the United States that were undecided. Within a short period of time, the slave states began to secede from the Union; South Carolina was first and six others followed. These states then formed their own government in February of 1861, and became the Confederate states. On April 12th, 1861, the Confederate states ultimately began the Civil…

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  • Pros Of Military Revolutions

    RMAs are useful in revealing how societies capitalize on military revolutions and use them to their advantage. Throughout history, nation states have used RMAs to exploit the advantages of military revolutions derived from the formation of nation states and the French Revolution. The first significant military revolution was the rise of the nation state. In 1648, Europe concluded thirty years of continuous bloodshed over religious alliances . At the conclusion of these conflicts, the signing…

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  • The Importance Of The Battle Of Gettysburg During The Civil War

    The Civil War began at Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina on April 12, 1861, due to rising tensions between the Union [Northern states] and the Confederacy [Southern states]. There were many disagreements on how the Union carried out their laws and taxes. The Confederates wanted to secede from the Union because they felt like they would be better off without control from the Union. One of the main issues were the opinions on slavery. The North wanted to begin expanding westward and not…

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  • Letter To Lincoln's Inaugural Address Analysis

    seven states have been seceded, and the Confederate States of America has been formally established, with Jefferson Davis as its elected president. When Lincoln took possession of his office, South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas were formed in the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis as president, proclaiming their secession from the Union, Lincoln declared illegal act in his inaugural address. The first act of war was to assault the Confederate…

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  • Why Is The Civil War Important

    the Confederate states and the Union states began when President Lincoln’s inauguration, seven of the southern states fled from the Union and created the Confederate states of America. Since then the battles between the two would begin. The battle of Gettysburg, the attack of Fort Sumter, and the battle of Shiloh. These events were major important for the Civil war timeline. This war will not only be remembered for all the lives…

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  • The Battle Of Gettysburg Analysis

    certain confederate victory, to an impending federal rout. What happened over this time span that caused the sudden shift in momentum during the civil war? This is the central question and theme of Bruce Catton’s book. Catton begins his analysis by examining the motivations often given of General Robert E. Lee’s ambitious invasion of the North during the Civil War. In doing so, Catton examines…

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  • North Vs South Civil War Essay

    arsenal in Massachusetts produced over one million rifles for the army and countless rounds of ammo by themselves.” The South was more agricultural. Even though, they only worked on planting their cash crops. Also, there were so many people fighting in the war, a lot of the farmland that was left was never used. “Food was so limited throughout the war, parts of the South suffered from starvation. When people fighting in the army found out that their families were starving, they left to help…

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  • They Fought Like Demons Analysis

    home and seeking freedom, but for some women it was a little more personal. A woman’s brother or husband might join the army, and, wanting to be by their loved one, she would join with them. In the first chapter of the novel, “They Fought Like Demons,” DeAnne Blanton and Lauren Cook spoke about women on both the Confederate and Union sides during 1863. “An unnamed [Confederate,] Ohio woman fought in the battle by the side of her father…(p.17)”. Another example would be Sarah Edmonds, who was…

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  • How Did The Emancipation Proclamation Affect The Civil War

    manpower in the Union Army. The conditions in late 1862 were grim for the Union Army, especially the Eastern Theatre, as the Confederates won the majority of crucial battles in the war so far. The Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order that changed the status of slaves in Confederacy, once the slaves were in land controlled by the United States they were considered free. However, the Emancipation Proclamation applied to Blacks in the Confederacy, and it excluded the slave states that…

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