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  • Abraham Lincoln: One Of America's Greatest Leader In History

    Abraham Lincoln is undoubtedly one of America 's greatest leaders in history and he left behind an incredible legacy for the nation and the world. Lincoln was elected as the sixteenth president of the United States of America. He saved the union and he was the emancipator of slaves despite rising from humble beginnings and leading his country through a bloodied civil war. Abraham Lincoln was born to Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln on February 12th, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky. He had an elder sister, Sarah, and a younger brother, Thomas, who died in infancy. Born into a poor, illiterate household, education was not heavily encouraged. In fact, Lincoln’s father discouraged his interest in academics and tried to busy Lincoln in physical labour…

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  • African Americans In The Civil War Essay

    African Americans contributed to the Union and Confederate sides during the Civil War (HistoryNet, n.d.). There were over 179,000 African Americans that had positions in the Union Army as well as support from the Navy (HistoryNet, n.d.). The states that were separated from the Union were called the Confederate states and they consisted of South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas (Africans in America, n.d.). The states provisional president was Jefferson Davis…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Confederate Flag In The Civil War

    The Pros and Cons of the Confederate Flag The Confederate Flag was the spark of controversy over the course of 2015. People voiced their opinions on whether or not the Confederate should be made illegal in the United States. The Confederate Flag symbolizes the Confederate States of America during the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 when the Southern States succeeded from the United States because of political tension. Ever since Southern States that were once part of this Confederacy fly this flag…

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  • The Confederate Flag

    Since its creation during the civil war, the perception of the Confederate flag has changed considerably. Originally used as a battle flag for the Confederate States of America during the civil war, the flag has been perceived as a symbol representing many different ideas. Early in its history it was perceived as a symbol for southern pride and identity. However, beginning during the civil rights movement, the flag came to be perceived as a symbol of racism and white supremacy throughout the…

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  • Historical Confederate Monuments

    Not for Admiration, but for Commemoration: Keeping the Confederate Statues Erect With less than one hundred years since it was established, the United States of America split gravely during the historical Civil War. Over the course of four long years, America witnessed the bloodiest battles fought on American soil. After the war was won by the Union and Reconstruction was in full swing, African Americans were given rights previously unavailable to them due to their status in the American social…

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  • Confederate Flag

    In 1861 the Stars and Bars flag was the official flag of the Confederacy. The patterns of the Stars and Bars Flag was very similar to the Unions, and caused a great deal of confusion on the battlefield. The second flag was introduced in 1863, which had the Confederate Flag in the top left hand corner, with the rest in a negative, white field area. It was often mistaken as a white flag of surrender. The third flag was very similar to the second, except it had a red strip added to the right side…

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  • Was The Southern States Justified In Joining The Civil War

    point in the history of The United States. Between 1860 and 1861 Texas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Louisiana were the first seven states the seceded from the Union and carried on with their own political affairs and government hence leading to the Civil War. After the War began in 1861, the seven states were joined by four other southern states, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Arkansas. These eleven states formed the Confederate States of America while…

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  • What Were The Causes Of The Civil War Essay

    differently and the Civil War is no different than any other event. You have supporters of the Confederate States of America (those that support the South) and you also have Union supporters(those who support the North). The Confederate supporters don’t see slavery as a primary cause or even a cause of the Civil War and you have Union supporters that support that slavery was the primary and only cause of the Civil War. Confederate supporters cite the reasons for the Civil War as the Lincoln…

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  • How Did Abraham Lincoln Influence Foreign Policy

    Abraham Lincoln is deemed as one of the most influential presidents, of the United States of America, that has ever lived. He may have never been the most influential in terms of foreign policies but, that was all due to his devotion to the country as the president. Abraham Lincoln wanted to unite the country amid the Civil War, so he issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Abraham Lincoln wanted all citizens to have equal opportunities to own a land, so he proposed and passed the Homestead Act of…

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Role In The Civil Rights Movement

    Merriam-Webster dictionary defines racism as “a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race” (Racism). The United States is no stranger to racism as it had suffered from it for well over four hundred years. The stimulant that started the chaos of racism was slavery in which there were injustice and segregation of the blacks in the community even after the Civil Rights…

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