Ellianne Heppler. Mr.David. Research Project. 05/08/2017.

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Ellianne Heppler
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The Civil War and how it happened with A Little Twist!
Think of the darkest place that terrifies people to their very core and then multiply that times 100. During the Civil War a lot of bad things happened from April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865. On April 12, 1861 The Battle of Fort Sumter happened to be one of the least casualties battles. No one was hurt until a shot was accidentally misfired. That is what started the war. But that was the least of their worries. The worst was yet to come. ("Civil War Facts.")
Who were they fighting the War? The War was between the Union and the Confederates. Now in days they called the Union the Democratic Party. Instead of the Confederates they
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Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the united states. He was part of the Union Political Party. He was murdered by John Wilkes Booth on April 15, 1865. Everyone in the army called Lincoln “Honest Abe”. He guided the soldiers through the rough years of the war. Sources say that Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest president in history. He was the best president except for John F. Kennedy. Kennedy was a special person and he was the best president in our history. While he was president he had to take charge in everything that he did. Know one thought Lincoln was being to ruthless in what he did during the war. (White House.gov)
The Battle of Gettysburg was one of the brutalist battles during the Civil War. The battle lasted three days and it was in the state of North Pennsylvania. The victory went to the union this was a very devastating battle to the south. Nine and generals died during the battles of Gettysburg this was the worst battle for casualties there are over 50,000 deaths during this battle. There were many casualties during the war . Over the whole entire war was about 618,000 people, but other sources say it was about 700,000. After this battle President Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg address. Even though it was only two hundred seventy two words it had the biggest impact on the United States. The Gettysburg address stated (rmc.library) "Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth,

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