War Vs War

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Conflict vs War
“War is a conflict, but conflict doesn’t have to a war.” Conflict is often seen as a war or a huge political disagreement. It can be that, but it can be as simple as arguing with a neighbor over property lines. War on the other hand is a declared, ended, and often with governments and militaries. Conflict can be war, but most conflicts are petty arguments over small things whereas wars are massive military attacks on nations, countries, or states. Although they both have at least two sides they are two astronomically different things. Just as mint chocolate chip is ice cream, but all ice cream isn’t mint chocolate chip.
An example of conflict is the NFL players conflict where they are kneeling during the national anthem to promote black rights in America and police brutality. The conflict is between Donald Trump and the players of the NFL where Donald says it is professional
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The conflict was that south wanted to be independent from the north and the north wanted to free slaves in the south. The Union was the north and the south was the Confederates. The Confederates declared war by attacking Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. The confederates declared war to secede from the north and become their own country with their own laws. The war ended on May 9, 1865 when Robert E. Lee surrenders the last major grouping of confederate soldier to the Union general Ulysses S. Grant. The most common weapons were cannons, muskets, pistols, as well as swords and sabers. These weapons killed 620,000 americans which is almost as much as WWI, WWII, Vietnam War, Korean War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Iraq-Afghanistan, Spanish-American war, and Gulf War combined. This statistic really shows how important this war was. After the war, slavery was abolished and the south returned to America. This war torn the nation apart and brought back together stronger and fiercer than
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