Union soldiers in the civil war were immigrants. These people who fought are the reason we don't have a divided America today. The biggest causes and effects of the civil war were the industrial revolution, emancipation proclamation and the assassination of Lincoln because of their long-lasting effects that they have on the world today and how they helped shape America. The industrial revolution had a major impact on the (outcome of the) war because how it transformed how the war was fought
War, Abraham Lincoln, was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, an actor pursuing the revival of the confederacy and the total destruction of the Union. Abraham Lincoln was known to be a hard working, driven man which led him into politics and eventually presidency. Throughout his childhood, Lincoln had grown up in very rural areas and knew of nothing other than “frontier simplicity” therefore, he experienced little interaction with others (Lincoln World Biography par. 5). As a child, Lincoln experienced
The twenty-four-year-old man eagerly stared down at the street below through the scope mounted on his Italian-made, bolt action, 6.5 caliber rifle until his target appeared. John F. Kennedy was in Dallas, Texas, to campaign ahead of the 1964 election. Lee Harvey Oswald, “a twenty-four-year-old drifter,” was the shooter that ended John F. Kennedy’s life on November 22, 1963. He acted alone to end the life of the United States President that many Americans believed had the potential to be great
migrations of pro-slave and anti-slave groups. Southerners now entered the area with their slaves while active members of the Antislavery Society also arrived. Henry Ward Beecher, condemned the bill from his pulpit and helped to raise funds to supply weapons to those willing to oppose slavery in these territories. Kansas elected its first legislature in March, 1855. Although less than 2,000 people were qualified to take part in these elections, over 6,000 people voted. These were mainly Missouri slave-owners
John Brown as the Villian or Hero Brown's attack on Harper's Ferry affected American culture more than can ever be understood. Tension between the North and South was building in the 1850's. Slavery among many other things was dividing the country into two sections. Brown was executed on December 2, 1859 for his murderous out-lash on society. Was his mind so twisted and demented that he would commit cold-blooded murder? The answer is no. John Brown was a man with a goal and a purpose.
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