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  • African American Civil War

    interesting period in the creation and establishing of the united states. The civil war occurred during the time period of April of 1861 until about 1865 of May that year. During this time slavery was a major issue facing in the north and the south with president Lincoln coming into office, and African Americans serving in the war was a major issue. During the civil war, there were two sides. The two sides were the union and the confederate. African Americans served on both sides. Many of…

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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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  • Soldiers In The Civil War Analysis

    The Confederacy now without banks and without gold it did the one thing it could, printed excess amounts of money. Due to the Confederate Constitution the Confederacy, which forbade the central government to impose taxes on states, they were not able to collect taxes to support the large printing at hand, the Confederacy was nearly broke. Since the majority of men in the South were fighting in the war the southern agricultural…

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  • African American Soldiers Journey

    Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 black slaves in rebellion states were free from slavery and were able to join the Civil war. Before black slaves were considered to participate in the civil war, the Confederate Congress passed an act authorizing the arming of slaves. Many were against the act because…

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  • Analysis Of James M. Mcpherson's The Battle Of Antietam

    battle brought the North a great victory and the South an utter defeat. Many lives were lost, up to 6,500 Union and Confederates on September 17, 1862, with many more wounded, with limbs and souls. The losses that day will be felt for many years to come. Many battles were fought between the North and South during the Civil War. There were highs when armies won and low when armies lost. Not only did this affect the soldiers fighting, it affected the mood of the nation. This is…

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  • The Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Civil War

    and weaknesses of the Confederate States of American and the strengths and weaknesses of the Union at the time of the Civil War. This is a very great question because when you look at it, there are some very obvious strengths and weaknesses to each side. Then again there are some little things that made a great impact throughout the war. Such as the number of troops that were in the armies, the leadership, the mens moral, and many more other things that contributed to the armies. Too start…

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  • The Reasons Behind The American Civil War

    1865, a divided country is at war with itself after American Southern slave states secede from the Union. Newly elected President Abraham Lincoln, leader of the Republican Party, is about to lead the path down America’s bloodiest war due to his anti-slavery expansion agenda and the Deep South’s dependence upon slavery. Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas form the new Confederate States of America and Jefferson Davis was now their new President. While…

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  • Similarities Between Napoleon Bonaparte And Frederick The Great

    For miles around the country was light as day… the flames shooting up for hundreds of feet into the air” With the nearby army band playing, he would tell his brother “It was like fiddling over the burning of Rome.” Regardless of the fact that Sherman felt for the Southern civilians of Atlanta he felt that he must do whatever it took to make war as terrible as possible. Rivers…

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  • Women's Role In The Civil War

    organizations like the United States Sanitary Commission and were able to collect a total of 25,000,000 dollars from the public for war efforts(Georgia 221). The money collected was spent on medical and sanitary supplies for soldiers on the battlefield(Georgia 221). The Civil War required women to take on greater role and aid the soldiers in anyway that they can. That required women to become experienced in medical fields. "20,000 women who served as nurses, more than 3,000 were army nurses…

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  • Slavery: Major Cause Of The Civil War

    between Northern and Southern States. The issue of states’ rights became a secondary cause for the Civil War. Southern politicians like John C. Calhoun contended that the states should be able to protect the institution of slavery by canceling out any laws that the Federal Government tried to pass that were unconstitutional. The issue of state’s rights as the cause of the Civil War is further seen in the South, which still held onto the idea of a loose confederation of states as written in the…

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