"Strength And Weakness Of The North And South Civil War" Essays and Research Papers

  • Strength And Weakness Of The North And South Civil War

    “At any time, the South can raise, equip, and maintain in the field, a larger army than any Power of the earth can send against her, and an army of soldiers men brought up on horseback, with guns in their hands.” (from Senator James Henry Hammond's “Cotton is King,” Document Library, March 4, 1858) The Confederates have their advantages and weaknesses in their economy, diplomacy, and military and so do the Union. However, the Confederacy stood above the Union with their advantages of the southern...

    American Civil War, Army, Confederate States of America 1090  Words | 3  Pages

  • north vs south civil war

    professor every Question #1 Overall as a country the United States was dependent on their land and agricultural ways after the American Revolution. Roughly thirty years later the war of 1812 developed and soon ended. After the war of 1812 the United States was still a land-recognized nation, but was slowly changing into a manufacturing nation. During the development of the United States turning to manufacturing, the northern and southern states were divided. The northern states were known as...

    American Civil War, Confederate States of America, Kentucky 1112  Words | 3  Pages

  • Advantages Between North and South in Civil War

    The Civil War began in the year 1861 and ended four years later. The end result was the Union becoming victorious in 1865. There are many advantages and disadvantages that both sides faced during the war, which ultimately contributed to the final outcome. The advantages and disadvantages that each side faced shared many similarities, but the Northern advantages ultimately outweighed the Southern's. These advantages thus contributed to the North winning the Civil War. The Northern advantages...

    American Civil War, Army, Confederate States of America 868  Words | 3  Pages

  • Why the South Lost the Civil War

    on April 9, 1865, many considered the Civil War to be over. The fact that the North was victorious over the South was accepted and the process of reconstruction began in America. It was never openly discussed on why the North defeated the South. However, the question began to slowly arise over time on why the South lost the Civil War. Many historians have become interested in this question and many reasons have been given on why the South lost the Civil War. Lack of manpower, shortages of supplies...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1101  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War--North Representation

    of Freedom. It's only reasonable to believe that to be true to this principle, slavery had to be abolished. The brutal disagreement that tore apart the North and the South was carried to its fullest extent in the United States in the years before and during the Civil War. The South, also known as the Confederates, supported slavery. The North, also known as the Union, was anti-slavery, and made every effort that they could to cease it. The Confederates were usually cruel to their slaves, and...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1049  Words | 3  Pages

  • South Lost the Civil War

    P. U.S. History A-2 February 7, 2014 Reasons Why the South Lost the Civil War The Civil War was the bloodiest war in American History. The four year war between the North and South, beginning in April of 1861, caused family and friends to fight and turn against one another. Because the South had better generals, such as Robert E. Lee and Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson, the war lasted longer than expected. An advantage the South had in the war was that Southern soldiers were more motivated and experienced...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 771  Words | 3  Pages

  • Could the South Have Won the Civil War?

    all history, no nation of mere agriculturists ever made successful war against a nation of mechanics…You are bound to fail." Union officer William Tecumseh Sherman to a Southern friend. "Why did the North win the Civil War?" is only half of a question by itself, for the other half is "Why did the South lose the Civil War?" To this day historians have tried to put their finger on the exact reason for the South losing the war. Some historians blame the head of the confederacy Jefferson Davis;...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States Army 1851  Words | 5  Pages

  • The American Civil war: Why the South lost, and the North won

    The American Civil War: Why the South lost, and the North won Several reasons exist as to why the South (The Confederate States of America) lost to the North (The Union/The United States). However, was it due to the South’s failings, or simply that the North was superior? 1. Population Population wise, the North had a considerable advantage over the South. Being as how Slavery was abolished, and African Americans were allowed to join the Armed Forces, this also gave the United States a boost....

    American Civil War, Confederate States of America, Southern United States 1078  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War Sadly the civil war starts because of simple and easy to fix problems all revolving around disagreements, ironically they agreed on one thing and that was a the reason they were fighting :Freedom. Freedom is what fueled the war, their rights to live and how they use them. Each side had a song during the civil war based upon the one goal trying to be obtained between the two feuding sides. The Union and the Confederates. The song was called "The Battle Cry of Freedom" each side sings...

    American Civil War, Civil and political rights, Confederate States of America 1856  Words | 5  Pages

  • Why The South Lost the Civil War

    Donovan History – From Beginning to Civil War Professor McConn Final Essay WHY THE SOUTH LOST THE CIVIL WAR The loss of the South in the Civil War was the result of various contributions. First of all, they were underequipped in artillery and production factories. The South’s population was about one fourth of the North’s excluding slaves. They were not united and lost because their own philosophical beliefs that destroyed them. Further, the South was underequipped and outclassed in everything...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Border states 1221  Words | 3  Pages

  • Post Civil War South

    HIS 120 The post-Civil War South has been called the “New South.” In what ways did it succeed in reinventing itself? In what ways did it fail? After the war, the South was devastated and it was going to take a lot of money and a lot of rebuilding for it to be self-sufficient again. It financially and architecturally succeeded in reinventing itself and in the thirty five years following the war, Southern iron, steel and textile industries emerged, with Railroads leading the South’s industrial...

    Black Hills, Cheyenne, Lakota people 899  Words | 3  Pages

  • Why the North Won the Civil War by David Donald: Reflection on the economic, military, diplomatic, political, and social reasons the South lost.

    Why the North Won the Civil War Historians have argued inconclusively for years over the prime reason for Confederate defeat in the Civil War. The book Why the North Won the Civil War outlines five of the most agreed upon causes of Southern defeat, each written by a highly esteemed American historian. The author of each essay does acknowledge and discuss the views of the other authors. However, each author also goes on to explain their botheration and disagreement with their opposition. The purpose...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States Army 1300  Words | 4  Pages

  • Civil War Causes

    Causes of the Civil War John Brown’s Raid vs. Industrial Revolution John Brown’s Raid was a more influential cause to the civil war than the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution caused incompability between the North and the South. The North relied on wage laborers with the new machine age economy while the South relied heavily on slaves. So, the North did not need slaves for their economy and fought to free the slaves. The South fought to...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 1395  Words | 4  Pages

  • Why the North Won the Civil War

    Why the North Won the American Civil War Union officer William Tecumseh Sherman observed to a Southern friend that, "In all history, no nation of mere agriculturists ever made successful war against a nation of mechanics. . . .You are bound to fail." While Sherman's statement proved to be correct, its flaw is in its assumption of a decided victory for the North and failure to account for the long years of difficult fighting it took the Union to secure victory. Unquestionably, the war was won...

    American Civil War, Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America 1249  Words | 4  Pages

  • Victory in the North: Us Civil War

    | Victory in The North | A synopsis on the outcome of the U.S. Civil War | | [Type the author name] | 11/6/2010 | | Since the final battle of the American Civil War was fought in 1865, scholars have debated the reasons for the Union’s victory over the Confederacy. Historians have attributed the war’s outcome to many factors, some of which include Lincoln’s superior leadership, the South’s failure to diplomatically secure foreign intervention, emancipated slaves enlisting in the...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 992  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War Until this day people sill debate about what the main cause of the civil war was. The civil war was a war fought between the Northern and Southern states of the U.S. It was a battle about disagreements between the north and south states that took place all over the U.S. Many of the battles took place from the Mississippi river to the eastern shore. Probably the most gruesome battle of this war was the battle of Gettysburg. Out of the 2.4 million soldiers fighting in this war, about...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 764  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War

    Draft: Civil War The Civil War was unavoidable through political and territorial disputes. The main issue of the Civil War was slavery. The Civil War was fought between two sides over a conflict, dealing with abolishing slavery. The Civil War left six hundred twenty five thousand casualties. Both sides wanted to absorb one another to form their idea of the correct United States. The Civil War could...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 852  Words | 3  Pages

  • History Outlines: American Civil War

    Study Guide I. United States Civil War: causes, course, and effects a. Cotton Economy and Slavery i. Cotton is King ii. Conditions of enslavement 1. “peculiar institution” of slavery frowned upon for a long time iii. Abolitionists 2. Underground Railroad a. Network of secret routes and safe houses used in helping slaves escape to free states b. Harriet Tubman i. Also known as Moses ...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 939  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Civil War Outcome - Why the North Won

    The Civil War Outcome - Why The North Won Question: Was the outcome of the Civil War determined by the nature of Northern and Southern societies or by what occurred on the battlefield? Reason For The Northern Victory The available resources of The North and South determined the outcome of The Civil War. The North’s superior industry and manpower paved the way for modernization and the ultimate victory. The South was destined for defeat due to insufficient resources to compete with the...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1655  Words | 6  Pages

  • Causes of Civil War

    The American Civil War was a grave turning point in the history of North America. It was a conflict that pitted the Northern states of the American union against the Southern states. The war raged for four years, from 1861 to 1865, and was marked by some of the fiercest military campaigns in modern history. The civil war was a terrible rift in our nation, fought between the northern states, known as the union, and the southern states, known as the Confederate States of America. The people’s opinions...

    American Civil War, Compromise of 1850, Confederate States of America 1821  Words | 5  Pages

  • Analyzing the Victory of the Union in the Civil War

    Union in the Civil War The American Civil War, was fought from 1861 to 1865. It was caused by the disagreement over the future of slavery between the industrialized North and the agrarian South. That dispute led to secession. The North’s initial political objective was clear: to restore the Union. Later, emancipation, or freeing the slaves, became another objective. The Confederacy (South) wanted its independence. The Secession led to the Civil War. The victory of Union in the Civil War was a product...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Battle of Antietam 935  Words | 6  Pages

  • 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 will never be forgotten by the American nation. Nevertheless, American Civil War had its consequences and one should know that behind the beautiful story of battle for freedom and humanity there were events...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 858  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War

    American Civil War Milan Patel The journal paper discusses the problems faced by Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis that contributed to civil war in their respective states. It analyses the contribution of each person in the American civil war. The achievements of both commanders will also be discussed together with their weaknesses. Introduction A civil war involves the conflict between different groups in the same state. The main objectives of the civil war are the intention of one group to...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1270  Words | 6  Pages

  • Civil War Battle of Bull Run

    been drawn. As the two sides gathered neither could possibly know that this “long and arduous struggle” would consume four years and hundreds of thousands of lives. The Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) would be one of the major battles that shaped the Civil War (Mr. Dame). The Battle of Bull Run occurred on July 21, 1861(pg. 13). During this time, the town’s people of Washington D.C, road in carriages and on horseback to Centerville, Virginia to see General Irvin McDowell’s Union army march from Centerville...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1417  Words | 4  Pages

  • Essay On Cause Of Civil War

    “Slavery cause the Civil War” Jeffrey W. Crawford Instructor: Dr. Peter Skirbunt Course: History 1301 College: Central Texas College Did slavery cause the Civil War? While slavery was not the only cause for the South to secede and take up arms against the United States, it was the central motivation for the Civil War. While many still debate the ultimate causes of the Civil War, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James McPherson writes that, "The Civil War started because of uncompromising differences...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 2367  Words | 8  Pages

  • Civil War

    The Civil War is a dark mark on America's History, that helped define who we are today. Brothers fighting brothers, fathers fighting sons, and families devastated over a fear of change and compromise. Change, compromise, and leadership are all needed for a nation to succeed, but is bloodshed necessary to achieve success. Our land is stained with fathers and sons who believed that bloodshed was necessary to achieve greatness. The Civil War is a blemish on the history of the United States of America...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg 791  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War

    Civil War Paper Darrell Jones HIS/110 August 22, 2012 Adolph Woodard Civil War Paper The Civil War was fought between Americans from the North and the South. Many factors led to the eventual conflict, but none was more important than the issue of slavery. While Northerners felt slavery was essentially against what America stood for, Southerners depended on slavery to maintain their economy. The conflict resulted in the South wanting to secede from the Union and exist as a collection of Confederate...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Border states 1394  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sectional issues leading up to the Civil War, how the North South and West felt about states rights, tariffs, western land policy, mexican war, secession and how all these linked back to slavery.

    The Civil war was the most momentous and crucial period of time in the history of America. Not only did this war bring an end to slavery but also paved way for numerous social and political changes. The country had already been torn by the negative trend in race relations and the numerous cases of slave uprisings were taking their toll on the country's political and social structure. The country was predominately divided up into 3 sections, the North, the South, and the West. Each of these groups...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1379  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Civil War

    Conflicts widened between the North and the South as two sides collided in every event before the Civil War. The North and the South were very different in many ways. They were known as two different countries because of their cultural and economic differences. The disagreements between the North and the South aggravated the separation that was soon to follow. When the North gained the control of the government, the South seceded. The North was industrialized and had many factories. It also included...

    American Civil War, Bleeding Kansas, Compromise of 1850 1079  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War, Edward L. Ayers

    In this paper, “The American Civil War, Emancipation, and Reconstruction on the World Stage” the author, Edward L. Ayers, is analyzing the events that unfolded and led up to the Civil War so we can clearly see how one thing lead to another. However, at the time they occurred it was not so easy to see. Ayers view on this subject is that this war changed the face of the world. Everything that the war had brought about with the end of slavery being the most prominent also produced other outcomes just...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1158  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes of the American Civil War

    A common assumption to explain the cause of the American Civil War was that the North was no longer willing to tolerate slavery as being part of the fabric of US society. Also, that the political power brokers in Washington were planning to abolish slavery throughout the Union. Therefore for many people slavery is the key issue to explain the causes of the American Civil War. However, it is not as simple as this and slavery, while a major issue, was not the only issue that pushed America into the...

    American Civil War, Confederate States of America, Maryland 1227  Words | 3  Pages

  • Was the Civil War actually a Civil War? Was the Revolution actually a Revolution?

     The American Revolution and the American Civil War are two of the most monumental events in the history of the United States of America. However, their characterization as a “revolution” and a “civil war” has been argued for many years. It has been argued that the American Revolution was not a true revolution, but a civil war, and that the American Civil War was not a civil war but rather America’s time of revolution. Some aspects of the American Revolution support the argument that it was a...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, American Revolution 2010  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Civil War

    The American Civil War lasted from 1861-1865, and is known as one of the most crucial events in the history of American. In those four years, more than half a million soldiers from both the Confederate and Union side were either wounded or died trying to fight for what they believed in. A nation was divided and mass social and economical changes occurred throughout the entire region. This fight over slavery and State rights would pit man against man and create a greater debt within the United States...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Battle of Fort Sumter 2428  Words | 7  Pages

  • Civil War

    American Civil War is one of the most momentous and controversial periods in American history. America Civil War during the years 1861-1865 was resulted in the social, political, and economic differences that can be traced to the first colonies and are exemplified in the conflict between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. These differences expanded over time to result in the divided country of the 1860's. At the time of the Civil War, the abolitionists had many conflicts with South. The conflicts...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Atlantic slave trade 1331  Words | 4  Pages

  • South Carolina Secession and Civil War

    The American Civil War was fought over few reasons, but slavery is thought to be the major reason for the war and even today, slavery is "front and center" as the reason for the war. Ultimately, the American Civil War was the result of economic, social, and political differences between the Northern States and the Southern States. As we all know, the South’s economy was driven by cotton grow, which needed a great work force, in this case slaves. Some of the Northern states had abolished slavery,...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 853  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War

    The Causes of the Civil War During the 1800s, tension in the United States grew furiously and rampantly between political parties. The prominence and acceptance of slavery as a necessity within southern states launched a war that divided the nation in half. The issue of slavery consequently became a cornerstone in further defining freedom for Americans. Those opposed to slavery fought for the freedom of oppressed black slaves, while those who promoted and accepted the enslavement of human beings...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1058  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War

    What caused the American Civil War? It is amazing that even today, nearly 150 years after the Civil War started, there is passionate debate regarding the "cause" of the Civil War. Consider this: It is a fact that when the armies for the North and South were first formed, only a small minority of the soldiers on either side would have declared that the reason they joined the army was to fight either "for" or "against" slavery. However, equally true is the statement: "Had there been no slavery, there...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Bleeding Kansas 1085  Words | 3  Pages

  • civil war

    The Civil War marked a defining moment in United States history. Long simmering sectional tensions reached a critical stage in 1860–1861 when eleven slaveholding states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. Political disagreement gave way to war in April 1861, as Confederates insisted on their right to leave the Union and the loyal states refused to allow them to go. Four years of fighting claimed almost 1.5 million casualties (killed, dead from disease, wounded, or taken prisoner...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 2150  Words | 7  Pages

  • Causes of the Civil War

    CAUSE OF THE CIVIL WAR In 1860, the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The war divided the country between the North and South. There were many factors that caused this war, but the main ones were the different interpretations of the Constitution by the North and South, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the arrival of Lincoln in office. These factors were very crucial in the bringing upon of the destruction of the Union. They caused immediate war. In 1791, the tenth amendment was...

    American Civil War, Compromise of 1850, Confederate States of America 940  Words | 3  Pages

  • What Caused the Civil War

    What Caused the Civil War? In April 1861, the United States of America went to war. They did not go to war with a foreign power, because of a border dispute, and they did not go to war with the native people because of their hunger for more land. No, this would be a war among themselves, north against south, brother against brother, and in some instances even father against son. In the four long and bloody years that this war lasted more than 600,000 of these brothers, fathers, and sons would...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 957  Words | 3  Pages

  • DBQ Civil War

    Although events leading up to the Civil War had been going on for some years, the Civil War was not inevitable; the war was the result of extremism and failures in leadership of both the North and the South. A widespread of political, social, and economic factors was all contributors to the splitting of the North and South. State rights, controversy over slavery, and differences in economic systems pushed the North and South into a bloody battle. The Civil War started due to the differences between...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 855  Words | 4  Pages

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War In 1860, arguably the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The war divided the country between the North (Union) and South (Confederate). The war lasted five years and by 1865 the Confederate forces were truly beaten. Out of this horrendous war though, where some 600,000 men died grew a greater sense of nationalism than is today, unrivalled around the world. The American Civil War is interpreted differently by many historians but most see the catalyst as...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 814  Words | 3  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast Union and Confederacy in Civil War

    the Confederacy faced during the Civil War were very different. Critical weaknesses that seemed unfit for war, plagued the opposing American forces, and would serve to be a continuous obstacle that would need to be conquered by patriotism of the people, for their opposing views. To allow for both sides to be competitive, the efforts put forth had to mold to the varied needs of the armies by both the civilian population and their militaries. To the people in the south the similarity to the colonists...

    American Civil War, Confederate States Army, Confederate States of America 1651  Words | 5  Pages

  • civil wars

    the Roman civil wars of the 1st century BC. The term civilis here had the very specific meaning of "Roman citizen". The English term civil war was first used in 1651 to refer to the English Civil War. Since the 17th century, the term has also been applied retroactively to other historical conflicts where at least one side claims to represent the country's civil society . The terms internecine war and domestic war are often used interchangeably with "civil war", but "internecine war" can be used...

    Civil war, Civil wars involving the states and peoples of Africa, Civil wars involving the states and peoples of Europe 1093  Words | 6  Pages

  • History 202 Midterm Civil War

    The fall of the Confederacy: The war that left the South in shambles Beginning in 1861, a brutal war, labeled The Civil War, occurred in the country that had always prided itself in the theory of freedom and the ability to compromise. The destruction that was brought down upon the country was devastating to both sides: North (The Union) and South (The Confederacy). Although tearing The United States in half and essentially destroying all livelihood, The Civil War brought one victory and one complete...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1636  Words | 7  Pages

  • Why Did the South Lose the Civil War

    A frequently, and sometimes hotly, discussed subject; the outcome of the American Civil War has fascinated historians for generations. Some argue that the North's economic advantages proved too much for the South, others that Southern strategy was faulty, offensive when it should have been defensive, and vice-versa. Internal division in the South is often referred to, and complaints made against Davis' somewhat makeshift, inexperienced, government. Doubts are sometimes raised over the commitment...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1825  Words | 5  Pages

  • His 115 = Civil War

    Civil War HIS/115 July 24, 2011 Civil War 1787 – Northwest Ordinance * Included provisions that outlawed slavery throughout the territory by congress * Created social and economic tension between the North and the South Aug 1846 – Wilmot Proviso * Proviso to prevent the introduction of slavery and all African Americans in any territory acquired from Mexico * Considered to be one of the first actions/events to lead to secession and the Civil War 1846 – The Mexican War ...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 1994  Words | 6  Pages

  • Civil War

    future of slavery. That dispute led to secession, and secession brought about a war in which the Northern and Western states and territories fought to preserve the Union, and the South fought to establish Southern independence as a new confederation of states under its own constitution. In the late 18th century, the abolitionist movement began in the north and the country began to divide over the issue between north and south. In 1820, the Missouri Compromise banned slavery in all new western territories...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1846  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Civil War

    Inaugural Address and Success is Counted Sweetest were referenced about the Civil War. Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address took Socrate’s rhetorical approach in that Lincoln tried to influence the souls of his audience. Dickinson’s Success is Counted Sweetest was less direct to her audience but nonetheless conveyed her message go triumph being more significant to he who failed rather than to he who attained victory. The Civil War, according to Lincoln, was God’s will for punishment against the slavery...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Lincoln Memorial 943  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes of Civil War

    Caused The Civil War? You hear the word civil in such terms as civil rights, civilian, civilization and civil liberty. All are related to the concept of a common citizen and a member of society. So, a civil war is a war between citizens representing different groups or sections of the same country. That is how the Civil War in the United States between 1850-1860 started. The distinction of ideas about slavery between the South and the North was pretty...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 981  Words | 3  Pages

  • Was the Civil War Inevitable?

    History Dr.Zaccarini 12/07/00 Civil War The civil war was the one and only war Americans had with themselves. Unlike the other wars, where America fought for their countries freedom or to assist other countries in need, the civil war was Americans against Americans; North against South. Eventhough, the civil war was an all American war, each side had a reason, and a purpose of why they fought in this war. Now, centuries later, we come to the question "Was the Civil War Inevitable?". I will go through...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Indentured servant 1070  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Inevitable Civil War

    The Inevitable Civil War The traditional view that most people perceive as the soul cause of the Civil War was slavery. What most people don’t know is that states rights, economics, and politics were the other factors that encourage and contributed to the South succeeding from the Union. However, slavery was still the main focal point that started the Civil War. A politician by the name of William Steward believed that an “Irrepressible Conflict” was occurring and that sooner or later America...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 844  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chapter 20 Apush Girding for War: the North and the South 1861-1865”

    Name Mrwan Otman_ Chapter 20 “Girding for War: The North and the South 1861-1865” I. the menace of secession A. What were the key assertions Lincoln voiced in his inaugural address of March, 1861? He said splitting the country up is not possible because geographic reasons. B. If/when the South seceded, what issued remained unresolved? How much national debt would the south take if they left? What would happen to runaway slaves? Europe would be happy if US split up and became...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Battle of Fort Sumter 1577  Words | 7  Pages

  • Economic Factors of the Civil War

    The Civil War's outcome could have gone either way, on one hand you have the North, which had the industrial advantage, and the South on the other who had a home field advantage and better generals too. The war pitted brother against brother and father against son, and lost many wives their sons and or husbands. The victory of the North was due to many economical factors that hindered, and ultimately defeated the South. The North was the industrial part of the country. It depended on its' factories...

    American Civil War, Confederate States Army, Confederate States of America 1469  Words | 5  Pages

  • Pre-War Tension (Civil War)

    Explain how this event was an example of the added ‘pre-war tension’ between the North and the South... Tariff of Abominations Western Territories Lincoln-Douglas Debates I see the Civil War as a big family dispute divided by different interests, attitudes, and overall lifestyles. The Union was disputing between the Northern and Southern states because of their different views on how they wanted their country to be like. But before the Civil War, there were events that took place that started to...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 936  Words | 2  Pages

  • civil war

    1850’s that contributed to the advent of the civil war. Choose three and analyze the relative significance of each in contributing to the advent of the Civil War. During the time period of the mid 1800’s there was a great deal of growing tension between the northern and southern states. Many northerners were abolitionists and were anti slavery, the northerners didn’t want to outlaw slavery completely but wanted to put an end to slavery expansion. The south on the other hand was very against this and...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 951  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tension in South and North

    started after the American Revolution when the north states decided to abolish slavery within their states constitution. The south did not abolish it and they kept having slaves working for them. Little by little the north and the south started to have problems because they could not agree in anything. The north wanted the south to abolish slavery but the south refused. The life for a black slave was really different in the north and in the south. In the north the slaves had a better life and a good life...

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  • Civil War Scavenger hunt

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