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  • Very Difficult Time During The Civil War
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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 ...
  • Central Cause Behind The War
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    Causes and Effects of the American Civil War Introduction - The American Civil War began on April 12, 1861 when General Pierre Beauregard opened fire with 50 cannons on Fort Sumter. This marked the beginning of one of the longest and bloodiest wars in American history. It was also the only war that took place fully on American soil. The entire war lasted four years and claimed over 620,000 American lives with many more injured. Causes- Many people attribute the cause of this war to the abolishme...
  • 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 distric...
  • End 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...
  • Terrible Side Of War
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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 des...
  • Civil War As White Man
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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...
  • Direct Cause Of The Civil War
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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
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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 ...
  • Causes Of The American Civil War
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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 c...
  • Causes Of The Civil War Was Slavery
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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 with m...
  • Strong Force Behind The Civil War
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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 Civil War
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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...
  • 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 ...
  • Civil War John Brown
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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 ...
  • Cause Of The Civil War
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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...
  • Reconstruction Era The Civil War
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    The Reconstruction Era The Civil War was one of the bloodiest wars in American history. Its damage to America was profound. It tore at the very fiber of America itself. The Reconstruction Era however was as damaging to America as the Civil War itself. Its damage has its roots in the reasons America went to civil war. In the time leading up to the Civil War the south was unhappy so they decided to leave the Union. They thought it was okay to leave if they were unhappy, while the North thought it ...
  • African Americans Freedom The Reason The South
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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...
  • Spain From Civil War And Franco's Dictatorship
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    The Spanish Civil War Historiographic Essay In the years following World War I, Europe was the scene of rising political tensions and military power struggles. With Communism gaining power in eastern Europe, the governments and people of the western countries began to explore different forms of bureaucratic control of their country. Spain was no different. From 1936 to 1939, Spain experienced a military revolution under the guidance of General Francisco Franco. This revolt transpired not just fr...
  • Cause Towards The Chinese Civil War
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    causes of chinese civil war The Chinese civil war was an armed conflict between the Nationalists Kuomintang and the Communists People Liberation Army. The event lasted from January 1946 to May 1950. Although there are many causes to the outbreak of the war which include short term causes as the Long march, the Sino-Japanese War and the results of WWII. The main cause towards the Chinese Civil War is the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the death of Sun Yat-Sei which resulted in Chiang's Kai-Shek's r...
  • American Civil War
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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...

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