Confederate States of America

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  • Reconstruction Of The United States

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    The United States of America has gone through constant hardships and difficulties since joining together as one nation involving war and changes in the political system. A lot of highly respected leaders in America have come donating their own ideals and foundation to administer a better life with more opportunities for Americans, but no other political change, or battle is more scandalous than Reconstruction. The start of reconstruction began in the mid-late 1860s and finished in 1877, but even

  • Mission Command As A Military Leader

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    Mission Command is a military leader’s guide to being an effective and reasonable leader maintaining both command and control of garrison and wartime environments. Mission Command is guided by six principles beginning with “build cohesive teams through mutual trust, create shared understanding, provide a clear commander’s intent, exercise disciplined initiative, use mission orders, and accept prudent risk”( 3. Army Staff. "Mission Command." Fort Benning, Maneuver Center of Excellence). These six

  • Persuasive Essay On Confederate Monuments

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    American people, I recognize that the Confederate monuments are a symbol for those who made valiant sacrifices for what they strongly believed in: freedom. The Civil War consisted of men who fought bravely in the battle field and now a hundred years later we honor those who lost their lives. After the memorable war, Confederate monuments were built in honor of those who died in service and they were constructed across not only southern states but northern states as well. In addition, monuments were

  • The Causes Of The American Civil War?

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    Whilst the Revolution of 1776-1783 created the United States, The American Civil War (1861-1865) was the fundamental historical event that determined what kind of nation it would become. The war, although brutal with the estimated loss of 625,000 lives which is nearly as many American soldiers as those who died in all the other wars in which America has fought combined, as well as the largest and most destructive conflict in the Western world, between the end of 1815 and the onset of World War I

  • Jefferson Davis

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    actually the ship was armed with troops. Confederate intelligence had intercepted this knowledge beforehand and they had six men-of-war ships outside to intercept the ship. General Beauregard of the Confederate army was given direct order from President Davis to demand immediate evacuation of Sumter and to use force if there was no compliance. The Union Major Anderson ignored the commands and on April 12, 1861, the Civil War had officially begun when Confederate troops bombarded Sumter. Anderson shortly

  • What They Fought For By James M. Mcpherson

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    Over 150 years, the Civil War had been the bloodiest war in the American history, also known as “The War Between the States” or “Brother Against Brother”, it was fought between the Union or the United States of America and the Confederate States of America. The war lasted four years from 1861 to 1865. What motivated these men to fight and what is the cause of the Civil War is a subject that many historians tried to find out. The book “What They Fought For” by the author James M. McPherson focuses

  • Reconstruction Process Of Reconstruction

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    After the Civil War, the South was in ruins and America was on the road to Reconstruction. America was now faced with the challenges of overcoming Southern resentment, restoring the Union, and determining the meaning of black freedom. The process of reconstruction would be complicated and complex and would involve readmitting the Southern states that had seceded from the Union; physically reconstructing the South; and integrating the freedmen into America’s society. Various plans for Reconstruction

  • The Importance Of Men And Women Spies During The American Civil War

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    slavery and lasted for four years. They could not agree whether to prohibit slavery in territories that had not become states yet. After the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, the Southern states had a major conflict with Lincoln becoming president and seven slave states succeeded from the Union and made the Confederate States of America. The Union refused to recognize the southern states in that way. Lincoln declared these acts to be illegal and asked Congress for 500,000 soldiers to conquer what was

  • The American Civil War By Robert G. Tanner

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    However, the thesis here is unconventional, as Tanner doesn’t introduce any innovative ideas, rather asserting how other historians’ bases are false. Throughout his book, Tanner addresses a major problem of the Confederacy: how did the Confederate States of America lose the war, and, if possible, how might victory have been achieved? Tanner submits that something known as a Fabian strategy cannot be attributed to how the Confederacy might have won the war because of how this strategy exhausted popular

  • Civil War : A War Between Citizens Of The Same Country

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    Emma Hart Mrs. Wise History 8Y 11 December 2014 Civil War Civil War is defined as a war between citizens of the same country. Why would America have this fight? The Northern states of America decided that they would no longer tolerate the Southern states treating African Americans as slaves because of the color of their skin. When disputes were brought up over this issue between the North and South, the South was too persistent to have slaves. They worried that the North would be successful in