• Civil War South Calhoun Webster
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    Perhaps the three most influential men in the pre-Civil War era were Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. These men all died nearly a decade before the civil war began, but they didn't know how much they would effect it. States' rights was a very controversial issue, and one which had strong opposition and radical proposals coming from both sides. John C. Calhoun was in favor of giving states the power to nullify laws that they saw unconstitutional, and he presented this theory in hi...
  • Medicine In The Civil War
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    Medicine and Hospitals in the Civil WarT he Civil War had more deaths than all previous wars combined. Most people think those soldiers in the Civil War died of wounds or amputations, but the truth is that most died from common diseases that they never had been exposed to. Twice as many soldiers died from diseases than those soldiers who died in battle. Most people in the beginning of the war; thought it was only going to last a few weeks or months, so not much effort was put into recruiting doc...
  • A Time To Kill Movie
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    A Time to Kill Are things the same now in your life than 5 years ago? Everything in our life is based on change. We would not be where we were today without changes. We have to deal with these changes in our everyday life whether they are bad or good. People do not like some changes that occur and revolt against them to slow down the changing process. We are still not over some of the issues in the Civil War when it's been 140 years since it ended. We can only presume that changing takes time. ...
  • Free State Slavery Sectionalism Issue
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    Sectionalism Most Americans, when they think of the reasons for the Civil war, will correctly name slavery as a major issue dividing the north from the South. However, what may not be known is the influence of a number of issues of the time such as territorial expansion and the political definitions meant to be embedded within the Constitution. This 5 page paper explores the issues of sectionalism before and after the Civil War. Bibliography lists 4 sources. ! ^0 All men are created equal, ! +/-...
  • American Civil War South Slave North
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    The American Civil War In 1860, arguably the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The war divided the country between the North (Union) and South (Confederate). The war lasted five years and by 1865 the Confederate forces were truly beaten. Out of this horrendous war though, where some 600, 000 men died grew a greater sense of nationalism than is today, unrivalled around the world. The American Civil War is interpreted differently by many historians but most see the catalyst as slave...
  • Civil War Southern Women
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    The civil war drastically altered American history. It would be difficult to find anyone who would disagree with the above statement. But, did the civil war affect the lives of Southern women as drastically? In my opinion, it did. Many people fail to realize that the outbreak of the civil war changed the lives of all Southern women - not just slaves. The women of the Confederacy, black and white, rich and poor, would see their lives changed forever as a result of the war that ensued between the ...
  • Civil War Gettysburg Soldiers Armies
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    The first major land battle was fought at Bull Run in Virginia in 1861. The men who were soldiers in these armies were volunteers who chose to go to war. They wanted to win a quick victory but instead found that there was a lot of marching and drill, living outdoors, disease, bad weather, and boredom. Where did all the soldiers who fought at Gettysburg come from? Why did they choose to go to war? How were the armies different? How were they so much alike? Just who were 'Billy Yank' and 'Johnny R...
  • Civil War Position Paper
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    To many people this Civil war meant many things. To one it may mean we are fighting for a good cause, the cause of freedom for all people of every race and ethnic back ground. To some it may mean we are fighting to keep things in order, the way we intend for them to be. But to me it was a War that meant we are fighting for a great cause freedom. Something that everyone should have and will have for the rest of our human existence. "The Picture of the Civil War was... a discussion about somethin...
  • The Civil War Was Slavery The Main Cause
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    The Causes of the Civil War Was Slavery really the main cause? By Tina Harv in Times Staff Writer The American Civil War, also known as the War Between the States, the War of Rebellion, or the War for the Southern Independence, began on April 12, 1861. The first shot ringed through the air in Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. General P. G. T. Beauregard from the Confederacy lead the attack on Charleston Harbor. The Civil War lasted until the last Confederate Army surrendered wit...
  • Morgan Horses Civil War
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    Justin Morgan was a living legend. Born in 1789, Justin Morgan started life as a small, rough-coated colt known as 'Figure.' Gradually, the local population began to talk about the feats of 'the Justin Morgan horse'. Justin Morgan also proved to be one of the greatest breeding horses of all time. While most breeds develop by breeding horses of similar characteristics to each other, Justin Morgan's ability to pass his characteristics to his offspring for generations to come allowed this single st...
  • Civil War Songs Battle People Song
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    CLUE: AMERICA S DEADLIEST SONGS: AN EXPLORATION OF MUSIC FROM THE CIVIL WAR The Battle Hymn of the Republic and Dixie are the two main answers people give when asked what songs they most relate to the civil war. The Clue actually showed many others relating to the civil war, the insight their words give, and even variations of the Battle Hymn of the republic. One song for example, The Battle Cry of Freedom, kept talking about the Union soldiers rallying around the flag. This was indicative of th...
  • Was The Civil War Inevitable
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    Was the war that took the lives of six-hundred thousand people avoidable Did young men from the North and South die in a conflict that could have been solved through negotiation The Civil War was an inevitable conflict which was bound to explode due to the failure of politics and the North and South's dispute over the issue of slavery. There are many interpretations of the causes and inevitability of the American Civil War. One cause of the Civil War is that the differences between the North and...
  • Fort Sumter South Lincoln War
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    Fort Sumter was a turning point in determining the outcome of the Civil War. Fort Sumter was built on a man-made island of seashells and granite. It was a pentagon shape that was fifty feet high and the walls were eight to twelve feet thick. Fort Sumter is located in South Carolina. It was a defense system for Charleston Harbor. It was named after a Revolutionary War hero from South Carolina. For one of the causes of the Civil War was that the South demanded that fort Sumter be turned over to i...
  • Cleopatra 2 Civil War
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    Cleopatra One of the most popular pharos of Egypt has to be King Tut, The youngest ruler of Egypt. However, one of the most interesting is without-a- doubt Cleopatra. One of the intriguing parts about her was her son Ptolemy Caesar. Ptolemy Caesar, (The son of Julius Caesar), was one of main factors in the fall of Rome. Some of the things that could be linked to Ptolemy would be Caesar's assassination, the civil war between Octavious Caesar and Mark Antony and the death of his mother Cleopatra. ...
  • Abe Lincoln Civil War
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    Abe Lincoln is one of the most influential presents. I think he is for several reasons. First how well he led his country during the civil war. He is most remembered for preserving the union during the civil war. Also, he began the process that led to the end of slavery in the united states. Lincoln made many speeches and addressed the nation many times during his presidency. His most remarkable speech was his second inaugural address that he gave on March 4, 1865 to the public. I also think th...
  • Abraham Lincoln Civil War
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    Abraham Lincoln and the American Revolution Through the reading of this book, it discusses transformation between Civil War brought to the character of the United States and the way Lincoln carried his weight, just to be heard. The time Civil War transformed a Union of states into a single Nation, Professor Mcpherson points out in the pieces in his essay. Lincoln, spoke of the American "nation" rather than of a "union" in order to invoke a new birth of American Freedom and nationhood. Lincoln us...
  • American Civil War Slavery States Union
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    The Civil War made an enormous change on the way the people in America lived. It was a devastating stage for the families and friends of the men who fought in the war. They all knew that the war was worth losing a family member though. The slavery issue was very offensive, to the union people, because they thought slavery was brutal. The North did not realize either that the south needed the slaves to keep their farms in working progress. Slavery was very popular in the early 1600's to around 18...
  • Civil War Bolshevik Power Trotsky
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    Evaluate the role of Trotsky in the Bolshevik Revolution of November 1917 and in the subsequent consolidation of power to 1924. Trotsky played a fundamental role in the 1917 November revolution and in the subsequent consolidation of Bolshevik power to 1924. Trotsky's importance in the revolution is evident through his organisation of the Military Revolutionary Committee and his planning of the revolution. In addition to Trotsky, there were also other factors contributing to the Bolshevik's succe...
  • Civil War South Union One
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    Why the Confederacy lost. The American Civil War, one of the bloodiest wars the United States has ever had to go through. The American Civil War started in 1861 and lasted until 1865. This conflict was a," separatist conflict between the United States Federal Government (Union) and eleven slave states that declared there secession and formed the Confederate States of America." We all know that the Union eventually came out on top in 1865 with the surrender of Robert E. Lee, but why did the Sout...
  • American Civil War South One Confederate
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    The American Civil War The topic I have chosen for my Senior Project is the American Civil War. I intend to divide this project into six segments: 1) The required interview, 2) An analysis of the novel Uncle Tom s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 3) An analysis of a non-fiction book, 4) A review of a movie, 5) some self-generated Poetry, and 6) An artistic expression. The American Civil War was a military conflict between the United States of America (Known as the Union) and the Confederated Stat...