• The Civil War Effects All Americans In Different Ways
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    The Civil War had a major effect on the American civilization in the 1860's. The novel Red Badge of Courage and the poem 'Kentucky Belle' are prime examples of this. These two pieces of literature show an inside look at the Civil War, getting past the fighting and the battles. Red Badge of Courage is about a young Union soldier, Henry, dealing with the war and its psychological effects. 'Kentucky Belle' is a poem about a woman going through a difficult time, but still gives up her horse to help ...
  • Walt Whitman War Civil Taps
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    walt whitman A World of Politics Thesis: Walt Whitman was a man who used his thoughts on political issues concerning the Civil War within his writings because of many experiences he had encountered. Whenever ever the term "political writing" comes up, most people would think of Walt Whitman. Walt Whitman was one of the most popular political writers of all times. "Nearly everyone agrees that Walt Whitman is America 's greatest poet" (Unger 331). "Whitman's ideas and attitudes were chiefly those ...
  • Slavery In America Civil War
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    Slavery in America By 1850, ninety-two percent of all American blacks were concentrated in the South, and about 95 percent were slaves. Pre-civil war slaves in America went through a great deal of turmoil and discontent in the South. Slavery has had a huge effect on our country. Many slaves were beaten to death and some did not survive the ruff life of slavery. Slavery then went on to cause the War between the North and the South known as the "Civil War." In 1916, a Dutch ship brought twenty ens...
  • The Effects On Civil War
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    The Civil War had an effect on us. The Civil War was one of the most tragic wars in American history. More Americans died in this war then in all other wars combined. In this war we did not fight against other people, we fought brother against brother and the nation was torn apart. There are many reasons why this war took pace. Fist the nation was come together and then the southern states were not allowed to secede. Then the South was placed under military rule and divided into military distri...
  • The Role Of Slavery In The Civil War
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    Slavery was something that welcomed in the south, northerners. Many people believed Slavery was morally wrong and wanted to do something about it. The book Uncle Tom's Cabin and the newspaper The Liberator argued how wrong it was. In this, Slavery was a major cause in the outbreak of the Civil War. There were many things that led to the Civil War. One of which were the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 in the Missouri Compromise, Missouri wanted to become a slave state and northerne...
  • Causes And Effects Of The Civil War
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    Did you know America's bloodiest battle fought on their own soil was the Civil War? The Civil War was fought on American soil between the northern states and the southern states. Many causes provoked the war, which would affect the nation for decades to come. Slavery, the Missouri Compromise, and John Brown's attack on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, were some of the many causes. In turn hundreds of thousands of soldiers died, the South's economy was devastated, and the northern ideals flourished. In t...
  • Critique Of Nevins Thesis
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    Tejas Dalal 10/25/95 Critique of Nevins Thesis Nevins thesis about the portrayal of the glorious and terrible sides of the Civil War is excellent. Nevins does an excellent job in proving that war is terrible, rather than the glorious way it is often looked at. Nevins accomplishes his goal by writing a thesis that emphasizes the terrible side of war, but does not ignore the glorious side of war. Thus, Nevins writes a well balanced thesis. By using quotes from literary sources, statistics, and de...
  • Civil War 6 United States Women
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    The United States Civil War: A Time of Change and Equality for All The United States Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865, represented a time of major change around the world. This civil war that absorbed our nation during the mid 1860 s not only fought for the rights of African Americans in the United States but for the rights and respects of African Americans around the globe. These times of fighting altered the lives of women living in a strongly patriarchal society by giving females a c...
  • The Civil War The Coup Of The Proletariat
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    The Civil War was a notable turning-point in British history. While moving historians have called this event moving, I would argue that The Civil War was in fact famous. This claim is confirmed by three powerful points: the Canadian Election of 1945 that cut off relations with the Soviet Union, the Mark Twain Tariff of 1991, and the German literature of the Imperialism period. Any examination of The Civil War would be incomplete without Fidel Castro: "The Civil War ought to be the only study of ...
  • Civil War Medicine Medical Soldiers Disease
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    In the early years of the Civil War it became clear that disease would be the greatest killer. Twice as many Civil War soldiers died of disease then that were killed in combat. This was due to unsanitary and filthy conditions, untrained Medical personnel and poor medical examination of new soldier's. One fact from the Civil War was 315, 000 soldiers died from illnesses that included: 44, 558 from diarrhea / dysentery , 10, 063 from malaria, 34, 833 from typhoid, 958 from typhus and 436 from yell...
  • Civil War Treaty Irish Ireland
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    Was the Irish Civil War a 'natural' conclusion to the events of previous years? Some historians will say that the Civil War was a 'natural' conclusion to the activities of the previous year others will disagree. This essay will take the line that yes; the civil war was a natural and inevitable conclusion to the Anglo-Irish difficulties. In order to understand why the Civil War came about one must first understand how it came about by studying the actions of the previous years, the War of Indepen...
  • American War Civil Bibliography Reconstruction
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    In 5 pages, the author discusses the events and causes that lead to the Civil War. Many issues were prominent in the Civil War. They include slavery, Lincoln's elections and his assassination, the careers of the various generals, major battles and minor battles, the dominating forces, and other important catalysts, effects and results. The stage of the times was set with a drama with an intense story line of brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor and state against state in that war o...
  • An Avoidable Civil War
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    An Avoidable Civil War The explosion of the American Civil War was caused by a vast number of conflicting principles and prejudices, fueled by sectional differences, and set afire by a very unfortunate set of political events. Undoubtedly, the central theme of almost all of the events that led up to the Civil War was one way or another, related to the dispute of slavery. Throughout the nineteenth century, slavery-related tensions brewed to such an extent, that politicians often took accustom to ...
  • Causes And Effects Of The Civil War
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    Did you know that in the Civil War, America lost the most men ever? After four years and over 600, 000 American lives, the Union (North) prevailed in wearing down and forcing the Confederacy (South) to surrender. Eli Whitney's cotton gin, the Missouri Compromise, and the Dred Scott case contributed greatly to the Civil War. After the Civil War, the Southern economy was devastated with millions of homeless, while the northern economy boomed. Eli Whitney created one of the first causes of the Civi...
  • John Brown Civil War North
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    John Brown's raid on the federal armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, In October 1859, involved only a handful of abolitionists, freed no slaves, and was over in two days. Although many Northerners condemned the raid, by 1863 John Brown had become a hero and a martyr in the North. The views about John Brown expressed in the documents illustrate the strained relationship between the North and South before the civil war (1859-1860) and the severely crippled relationship after the civil war. In 1859 ...
  • Civil War Nurse Nurses Women Nursing
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    Civil War Nursing Over 5000 volunteer nurses' north and south served in military hospitals during the Civil War. Nurses were of all sorts and came from all over. Women wanted to be involved in this national struggle in any way they could. They did not want to stay home and play their traditional domestic roles that social convention and minimal career opportunities had confined the majority of their sex to. Many women thought of nursing as an extension of their home duties, almost like taking ca...
  • Differences In Northern And Southern Colonies
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    How did the different social and economic characteristics of the northern and southern colonies later play a crucial, and tragic, role in American history? The northern and southern colonies had various social and economic differences, all of which eventually contributed to a tragic event in American history. The northern colonies were composed of individuals that mainly came from the eastern part of England. Mainly small farmers and artisans, they were puritans that had money and valued educati...
  • The Civil War African Americans
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    The civil war lasted from 1861-1865. It was fought so the slaves may have there freedom, but the north wanted that but the south didnt. It was fought right here in the united states against the noth and the south. It was to help give the african americans freedom. the reason the south did not want to give the african americans there freedoms was because they used the slaves in there plantations to pick cotton, and they did not want to do this work or pay someone good money to do this work. The c...
  • Harlem Renaissance Post Civil
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    Harlem renaissance writing and literature from the post Civil War period were both outlets for the feelings of suffering African Americans. These black Americans though persevering great hardships, wrote beautifully. The pain and agony that went into writing these works are what makes the literature so rich. From these two movements of writing came wonderful stories and poems with much culture and history inside. One of the things that make Harlem renaissance and post-civil war writing so intrig...
  • Why The Japanese Civil War Was Important
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    The Japanese Civil War was important for many reasons. It was important because without it, the Japanese people wouldn't have been able to gain freedom from dictatorship rule. Also very importantly, the Japanese would not have been able to get rid of the class system. If the war had not have happened, there would probably still be samurai. Soon after the war, a law was made prohibiting the use of or even carrying around a sword. And lastly, speaking on a personal interest of mine, I have enjoye...