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  • The War Of The Civil War

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    There are no doubts that acts of war can have a negative impact on the individuals involved. There are countless stories of the soldiers’ experiences in the war, and how it affected their lives, families, and attitudes. However, there is a large demographic that is hardly accounted for: children, specifically during the Civil War era. Understanding the children that lived in the time of the Civil War is important because it affected their future careers, shaped their attitudes towards race, and affected

  • The Civil War : The Causes Of The Civil War

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    Confederate bombardment for two days, forcing the Union to surrender on April 14, 1861. With the immediate mobilization of the North and secession of four more slave states from the Union (Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee), the Civil War of America had now begun. As two opposing sides, both the Union and the Confederacy possessed their own advantages

  • The War Of The Civil War

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    The widespread violence that turned into the Civil War began with the election of 1860. Abraham Lincoln won the election of 1860 without a single vote from the states below the Ohio River. South Carolina was the first state to respond to Lincoln’s election. On December 20, 1680, South Carolina seceded from the Union. South Carolina was the first of the “Original Seven” who seceded from the Union, including Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. This became known as “secession

  • The War Of The Civil War

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    In the 1800s the Civil War, a war between the northern and southern states, erupted into a massive conflict after President Lincoln was elected and after eleven states seceded from the Union. Following the secession from the Union, The Ft. Sumer conflict erupted, and this four-year tragedy between the northern and southern United States began causing an innumerable amount of casualties. This immense number of casualties, reaching approximately 600,000, resulted from economic and social differences

  • The War Of The Civil War

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    The civil war is by far the bloodiest war in American history. In the four deadly years of war, over six-hundred thousand Americans were killed. Many disputes that led to the civil war. These conflicts started under President James Buchanan who was a Democrat elected in the election of 1856. The issue of slavery, states’ rights, the abolitionist movement, the Southern secession, the raid on Harper’s Ferry, the election of Abraham Lincoln all contributed to the start of the civil war. The civil war

  • The War Of The Civil War

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    The United States has seen its fair share of wars, but the Civil War would prove to be one of the most significant wars fought on US soil. The war took place over a four year period, beginning in April of 1861 and ending in May of 1865 (Reid). The issues surrounding this war have become a political controversy over the years. Many saw the war as an end to slavery while others argue that the war was fought to determine the independence for the Confederacy or for the Union’s survival. The Confederacy

  • The War Of The Civil War

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    English 30 January 2015 The Civil War There are many facts most people generally do not know about the Civil War, so much research is needed to improve one’s knowledge about the Civil War. Authors such as: Robert G. Lambert, Rustle B. Olwell, and Kay A. Chick were all helpful in this research. Many people think that everyone on the Union side of the war believed that blacks should be equal to whites. Most people also think that everyone on the Confederate side of the war believed in slavery. Some

  • The War Of The Civil War

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    The Civil War is by far the bloodiest war in American history. In the four deadly years of war, over six-hundred thousand Americans were killed. Many disputes that led to the civil war. These conflicts started even before the presidency of James Buchanan, who was a Democrat elected in the election of 1856. The issue of slavery, states’ rights, the abolitionist movement, the Southern secession, the raid on Harper’s Ferry, the election of Abraham Lincoln all contributed to the start of the Civil War

  • The Civil War And The War

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    The Civil war was an internal war between different groups that belonged to the same country. Normally the war is caused by different people believing in their cause and convinced that the other group is unreasonable on matters of national policy. The Civil war in America broke out in 1861 and lasted for four years and then ended in 1865. This was the greatest war after the Napoleonic wars in 1815 before the beginning of the First World War that lasted between 1914-1918. The war was addressing two

  • The War Of The Civil War

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    of thousands of Americans volunteered to fight in the Civil War, also known as the First Modern War. The main causes of this war were the economic and social differences between the North and the South. These differences led to other fundamental issues such as slavery and its abolition. In addition to that as the war was coming to its end, federal authorities found themselves presiding over the transition from slavery to freedom.After the war, there was a 12-year period best known as the Reconstruction

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