Was The American Civil War An Inevitable?

1390 Words Jun 10th, 2015 6 Pages
Sabrina Scovino
Was the American Civil War an inevitable consequence of the American Revolution?
The American Revolution marked significant changes in the political, social, and economic status of the Americans. For a long, time the lives of the Americans were darkened by the British colonial rule. The British government passed several intolerable Acts. For instance, the Massachusetts Government Act was a restriction to town meetings. As a result, the American opponents began collective actions to disapprove the colonial rule. After a long struggle, the Americans overthrew the existing rule. However, the new dawn did not provide freedom to all citizens. The slaves were compelled to continue supplying forced labor to the Whites. The resultant effect of oppression pushed the slaves to start fighting for the equality. In this case, it is evident that the Civil War was a direct consequence of the American Revolution.[1]
All strangers coming into the American lands created excessive anxiety among the Americans. The widespread comfort, the facilities for livelihood, cheap lands and high price of labor are equally observed. Essentially, it is not issues like poverty, tyranny and over competition that produces anxiety, it is the perpetual improvement of the outward condition[2]. However, the desire to create wealth is more valued in America than other parts of the world. The spirit of moderate living is disregarded in American institutions. Therefore, the Americans should…
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