• Slavery Southern State
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    True or false: "Slavery was the immediate fomenting cause of the Civil War." The answer is false. Slavery was a cause of the Civil War, but not the cause. Slavery was just one of the issues that added to the unjust state rights that led to the secession of the Southern states and ultimately the American Civil War. The three major events that made the southern states feel that they were getting the short end of the bargains were: the Compromise of 1850, the Missouri Compromise and the Kansas-Nebr...
  • Why Did The Civil War Start
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    In this chapter I will try to find out why the Civil War actually started, and what the consequences of the war were. To find out this I need to know a little more about the history of the Civil War. The causes of most wars are often very complex, but in the America civil war it came down to two major issues, slavery and the protection of the Union. In the North, they were growing richer all the time as industry developed fast. The workers were mostly immigrants with low wages. The South didn't ...
  • Southern States North South Social
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    Compare and contrast the social and economic conditions of the Northern and Southern states in the time periods of 1820 to 1850. North vs. South 1820-1850 In the early to mid 1800 s the United States seemed to be split into two sections, the Northern states and the Southern states. Although they had the same flag, spoke the same language, and had the same president, the two regions seemed to be two separate countries, each one having different views and political opinions. But, because they were...
  • Assassination Of Lincoln Wilkes Booth
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    What factors led to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln Did a just outcome eventuate Abraham Lincoln was an American President often though of as the "Prophet of Democracy." There were many factors that led to his assassination by John Wilkes Booth. Sectionalism and slavery and the eventual downfall of the Southern States of America, left John Wilkes Booth with a burning hatred for Lincoln. This hatred for the Northern States and of Lincoln as, and his strong beliefs of the Southern States, dro...
  • Southern States Laws North Riots
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    The Africans who were brought to America from 1619 until 1808 were a part of slave trade and immigrated unwillingly. The 200 years of slavery shaped attitudes and ways towards African-Americans that is still visible today. 20 th century Africans left Africa on their own will. By this time, Blacks were achieving respect and were giving economic competition. Resentment towards this lead to racist attitudes. Among those racist attitudes were the Jim Crow laws. The north allowed the southern states...
  • The Civil War Northern States
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    The civil war a war between the Northern states of our country and the Southern states, started in April of 1861 and lasted until April of 1865, however the problems that started the war started any years before that. The Northern part of the U. S became industrialized. That means built large factories and manufactured things like iron products and textiles or fabric. Northern states needed people to work in their factories and most of them came as immigrants from Europe. Northern States were co...
  • Civil War Reconstruction Southern State
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    The period after the Civil War was a very difficult time in the United States' history. This time was known as the Reconstruction period and it was a very controversial time. There were many issues that had to be addressed such as what to do with the free blacks in the south and how states would be readmitted to the Union. This era saw the rise of the Radical Republicans. The government was going through changes, southerners were going through changes, and blacks were going through changes. Whi...
  • Southern States South Made Amendment
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    Did The Congress Made Amendment 14 to Punish the South? Amendment #14 punished the south for the entire rebellion, and the Civil War. The way that Congress made the law made it seem that it was helping the Freedmen, however, most of the sections are directed to the south, or made so that the only people who would violate these sections would be the southern states. Paragraph 1 states that Ex-slaves made citizens if they have been born in the United States. This part doesn't hurt the south, in fa...
  • The Civil War Southern States
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    The Civil War The American Civil War was a grave turning point in the history of North America. It was a conflict that pitted the Northern states of the American union against the Southern states. The war raged for four years, from 1861 to 1865, and was marked by some of the fiercest military campaigns in modern history. Int his essay, you will learn the causes of the American Civil war, as well as the after effects of the war. It has been extremely hard for historians to exactly pin-point the ...
  • Reconstruction Of The South
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    President Abraham Lincoln envisioned a conservative plan for the reconstruction of the south. Under Lincoln^aEURTMs plan, as soon as ten percent of the voters in a southern state whom have voted in 1860 and had taken an oath of loyalty to the United States, they could then elect constitutional conventions. These conventions, upon adopting new state constitutions and abolishing slavery they would then be readmitted to the union. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln would change polices towards re...
  • Edgar Allan Poe S Hop Frog
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    EDGAR ALLAN POE HOP-FROG (1849) Slavery was definitely one of the major causes that led to the Civil War, the most dramatic event in the American history. Numerous masterpieces were written to criticize slavery. Among them, we count Poe's Hop-Frog, also known as Eight Chained Ourang-Out ans. Written in 1849, Hop-Frog delivers the message to the Southern States about inevitable tragedy that awaits the Americans as a result of slavery & the slave trade. Each element of the Poe's story, including c...
  • The South Could Not Win The Civil War
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    "The South could never have won the Civil War," is a true statement, reflecting the various ways in which the Southern states attempted to fight a losing battle from the beginning. The economic dependency of the South on cotton on slavery was obvious, whereas the North had diversified and sufficiently. The advantage also lay with the North for reasons such as better communication and transportation, and even more soldiers. The leadership in the North under Abraham Lincoln was far superior to the...
  • The Csa Southern States
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    What If: The CSA as A Nation If the South had won the Civil War, where might our two countries be today Would slavery have been phased out, and if so, how soon Would the South have erected tariffs and immigration quotas Would Disney World have been located in Florida, and Dollywood in Tennessee Would there be unified currency for the U. S. and CSA, and would it be any stronger than the Euro The Confederate States of America would currently be the world's fourth-largest economic power if the Civi...
  • United State Of America
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    The title United States of America to many has come to mean a nation proud and strong, joined together under all circumstances. In the year 1860 that all changed. With the election under way, the nation began to divide over four candidates, one of whom was Abraham Lincoln. When the results were announced the nation would never be the same. Lincoln received about 40% of the popular vote and had failed to carry any of the southern states, yet his victory was a landslide. Within days of the electi...
  • Civil Rights Southern States
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    Many people believe that the Civil Rights Movement began during the period after the civil war. The Civil Rights Movement was the political, social and legal struggle by black Americans to gain full citizenship rights and to get racial equality. The biggest challenge of the civil rights Movement was segregation. Segregation was an attempt to separate the white and black races in every aspects of life to achieve white supremacy over blacks. Segregation became popular in the southern states follow...
  • Southerners Wanted Slavery Secession War
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    The secession of eleven southern states has affected America more then any other event or war in history. The secession was followed by fours years of bloody warfare and the lives of one-half million Americans in the Civil War. The Civil War resulted in the loss of many Americans, along with destruction, racial and sectional hatred that still exists today. Almost one and a half centuries later, America is still marked-politically, economically, and socially. Today Historians argue the events tha...
  • The South Was Unjustified In Seceding From The Union
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    The Constitution is the foundation of our United States government; it stands for any kind of bondage between the states and promotes a compact to join together. How can the Southern territory even ask to be justified in breaking such a strong bond, to be justified in ripping a nation in two and destroying the "law of the land" in which America is based solely on? Using the Constitution as legal evidence provides the clearest way to prove the South unjustified in their irrational decision to sec...
  • Fourteenth Amendment States Republican Northern
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    Legal scholar Gene Healy has made a powerful argument in favor of abolishing the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. When a fair vote was taken on it in 1865, in the aftermath of the War for Southern Independence, it was rejected by the Southern states and all the border states. Failing to secure the necessary three-fourths of the states, the Republican party, which controlled Congress, passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867 which placed the entire South under military rule. The purpose ...
  • American Civil War 4
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    4. American Civil War The war between states, in the U. S. history, a four-year war (1861-65) between the federal government of the U. S. and eleven Southern states that asserted their right to secede from the Union. The secession of the Southern states in 1860-61 and the ensuing outbreak of armed hostilities were the culmination of decades of growing sectional friction over the related issues of slavery, trade, and tariffs, and the doctrine of state? s rights. This friction was due to the diff...
  • American Dream Southern State
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    The American Dream It is the intent of this paper to prove that the "American Dream' can best be explained as a "ciity upon a hill.' "Ciity upon a hill' meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19 th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all examples of the "American Dream' of superiority playing a part in American History. Each American has a different idea of this superiority, but nonetheless strive to achieve it, whatever...