• Should the Confederacy Won the Civil War?
    , factories that were in place for decades, food production, mineral resources, and most of all, a more modern efficient transportation system. (6) All of these factors contributed to the overall Northern strength. One reason that this war went on for so long was that the North and South were so...
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  • Civil War
    their own land, they did not have to win to preserve the confederacy; they had to just fight till a draw. South Weakness: Not a lot of factories, bad Economy, smaller population. Europe did not help them. North Strength: Rivers, factories, Economy, Population, navy, ¾ of the nation’s money, and...
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  • History Outlines: American Civil War
    . Strengths 29. South only had to hold out until the North was tired of fighting 30. Homefield Advantage 31. More talented officers xxxii. Weaknesses 32. Scarcity of factories 33. Shortages of uniforms, shoes, blssnkets...
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  • Why South felt they could win.
     Despite numerous disadvantages, explain why the South felt they could win the war. The Civil War continues to fascinate Americans because it is uniquely our war. In it we were fighting ourselves. The war evoked the most intense passions Americans have ever felt, experienced all the more...
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  • Study Guide Ch 20-22
    weakness of south during the civil war- Identify: economy. 16. North’s greatest strength in the civil war- Identify: economy. 17. Lee’s reason for invading the northern territory in 1863- Identify: in order to deliver a decisive blow that would strengthen the Northern peace movement. 18. Why...
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  • Compare and Contrast Union and Confederacy in Civil War
    strengths the north had and used them to exploit the south’s weakness. The Union army was more equipped with men, weapons, and transportation via rail road. Grant was relentless on his attacks on the south and would find a knack for putting his soldiers in harm’s way to ensure victory, because he had more...
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  • English
    in a storm off Cape Hatters, North Carolina.  Forty-nine Monitor crewmen survived.  (Safir)   Logistics and Railroads The main strategic-level factor with respect to logistics during the Civil War was the first large scale use of the railroad to drive deep into the South to support the eventual...
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  • Emancipation
    Emancipation Analysis The Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, as a war measure during the American Civil War, to all segments of the Executive branch (including the Army and Navy) of the United States. It proclaimed the freedom...
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  • Ahsge
    ? Locke believed that government gets its powers from the people and the people are born with three natural rights (life, liberty and property). Montesquieu believed in separation of powers. “Checks and Balances” 12. Identify the strengths and weakness of the Articles of Confederation. A. Strengths...
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  • Aftermath of the American Civil War Essay
    American Civil War (1865-1861) [1] has always been an interesting, yet tragic page of the US history. The numerous stories of heroism and cowardice, bravery and weakness, truth and injustice have been told several millions of times. The names like Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, William T. Sherman...
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  • 1862 Versus 1945 – War Is War
    continued in his solitude and fear. In another touching entry, entitled "Two Brothers, One South, One North," Walt Whitman relates what the Civil War was really about. He tells of caring for a dying southern soldier and how, in fact, it mattered not whether the man was from the North or South. The man...
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  • Research Paper
    the North, the Muslim Brotherhood) by reneging on his peace pact with the South. But he vastly overestimated his strength, and re-ignited a war with the South that has yet to be resolved. References The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars. Douglas...
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  • Gettysburg Historiographic Essay
    retreat the next day, leaving the field and the victory to General Meade and his Union troops. According to Peter J. Parish’s The American Civil War, Lee envisioned that the invasion of the North and a great battle like the one at Gettysburg would bring an end to the war. The South could not handle...
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  • . E. B. Dubois, of the Dawn of Freedom: a Synopsis and Critical Discussion
    : "Senator Davis, of Kentucky, when he moved to entitle the act of 1866 a bill, to promote strife and conflict between the white and black races... by a grant of unconstitutional power. The argument gathered tremendous strength South and North; but its very strength was its weakness. For, argued the plain...
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  • Slavery
    throughout the North, and indeed many throughout the South as well. To a large extent, this is what the Civil War which culminated was all about.<br><br>What was Abraham Lincoln's role in this? Mr. Lincoln is sometimes claimed as an example of a ready made ruler. But no case would be less in point...
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  • History
    naval blockade. Neither France nor Britain were dependent on the south’s cotton. Compare and contrast the northern and southern armies during the Civil War. 44. The north was strong that it carried a lot of economic success with the trading with the help of the president being on their...
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  • Southern Travels
    weakness and times of strength. This is not something that family members in the North or West have said exists where they are from. That is something truly unique about the South, but while it is nice to know everyone will always be there for you, sometimes it is inconvenient for everyone to know...
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  • Slavery and Mass Incarceration
    ) ] After the south fell to the north at the end of the civil war all blacks were free from chattel slavery as it existed before the war but a new slavery quickly took its place. Black Codes and vagrancy laws took the place of slavery in the south after the civil war. Black codes were based upon...
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  • Gone with the Wind
    and a meditation on the changes that swept the American South in the 1860s. The novel begins in 1861, in the days before the Civil War, and ends in 1871, after the Democrats regain power in Georgia. The South changes completely during the intervening years, and Mitchell’s novel illustrates the...
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  • Fail States
    inherent fragility of many of the new recruits (fifteen of Africa’s fifty-four states are landlocked), and the inherent navigational perils of the post–Cold War economic and political terrain, the possibility of failure among a subset of the total remains ever present. Strength and Weakness Nation-states...
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