"What Were The Three Main Causes Of The Civil War And Was The War Inevitable" Essays and Research Papers

  • What Were The Three Main Causes Of The Civil War And Was The War Inevitable

    Was the American civil war inevitable? The civil war was inevitable, only however, after one key event; the cotton gin made the civil war inevitable. The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 was the key element which enabled the south to have sufficient vested interest in their traditional lifestyle in order to feel the need to defend it at all costs even from their Northern countrymen. The core argument of this essay centres around the evidence which clearly defines their being in existence two...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 2546  Words | 7  Pages

  • Was the Civil War Inevitable?

    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 the...

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

  • What Were the Causes of the American Civil War?

    What were the causes of the American Civil War? The Civil War happened due to the many differences between the North and the South. For example economic, social, cultural and political differences. These all helped lead America to a Civil War. But to an extent, the most important cause was the fact there were many disagreements with states' rights versus federal rights. It was clear that there was always going to be a conflict between the federal government and the state governments because...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1575  Words | 4  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

  • To What Extent Was the Cold War Inevitable?

    To What Extent Was the Cold War Inevitable? With the end of World War II (WWII) in 1945 began the Cold War, an international conflict that lasted from 1947–1991 and plagued nations across the globe. As the post-war negotiations were deliberated by three of the strongest world powers, the United States (US), Britain, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), disagreements arose that created tension between the US and the USSR and ultimately instigated the infamous “Fifty Years War” (Crockatt...

    Cold War, Eastern Bloc, Eastern Europe 1172  Words | 3  Pages

  •  to What Extent Was Naval Rivalry the Main Cause of the First World War?

    ❖ To what extent was naval rivalry the main cause of the first World War? One of the main causes of World War I was the Anglo-German naval race. Britain, as an island empire, always had the navy as one of her top priorities. A key event in Britain’s naval expansion was the 1889 “Naval Defense Act” that established the "two power standard": Britain considered necessary to have a navy that was not only the largest in the world, but also equal to or greater than the sum of the world's second and...

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Empire 879  Words | 3  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

  • Was Religion the Main Cause of the English Civil War?

    My Essay is about the causes of the English Civil war. The main focuses of my Essay is: Religion, Power and Money. In Religion I will explain the changes that Charles made and The troubles he caused. In Power, I will discuss how Charles and Parliament struggled for Power to rule England. Then finally I will address the monetary issues of spending with Charles I and Parliament. RELIGION Religion was a major problem in 1625-40 because Charles I son of James I...

    Bishop, Book of Common Prayer, Charles I of England 593  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes of the American Civil War

     The American Civil War: Causes, Victor, and Validity Keagan Koerber History 205 Professor Childress December 9, 2014 The slightest mention of the American Civil War is enough to bring graphic and often horrifying images into one’s head: mountains of dead soldiers, amputations without anesthesia, and diseases running rampant. The Civil War was a war that no one wished for, it resulted in the deaths of several hundred thousand American lives, but it is often justified by its...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 2679  Words | 10  Pages

  • Slavery Cause for Civil War

     SLAVERY (THE MAIN CAUSE OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR) US History to 1877 – HIST101 American Military University, 26 April 2014 Many factors led to the occurrence of the American Civil War. The key issues were slavery, different political ideologies, right of the people, and economic reasons. However, the key reasons that lead to the Civil War was slavery. Slavery is touted as the main cause of the conflict between the states in the northern part and those in the...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1495  Words | 7  Pages

  • Causes of the Civil War

    The Causes Of The Civil War The Political War The North and South fought over politics, mainly the idea of slavery. Basically the South wanted and needed it and the North did not want it at all. The South was going to do anything they could to keep it. This was the issue that overshadowed all others. At this time the labor force in the South had about 4 million slaves. These slaves were very valuable to the slaveholding planter class. They were a huge investment to Southerners and if taken away...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 1489  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes of Civil War

    What 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...

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

  • Causes of the English Civil War

    What caused the English Civil War? The English Civil War took place from 1641 to 1651, and involved a series of conflicts between the parliamentarians lead by Oliver Cromwell, and the royalists. The causes of the English Civil War covered a number of years. The reign of Charles I had seen a marked deterioration in the relationship between Crown and Parliament. This breakdown may well have occurred as early as 1625. There were both short term and long term causes for the civil war, which included;...

    American Civil War, Charles I of England, England 2272  Words | 6  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

  • Cause of the Civil War

    The root causes and precipitating events that led to the Civil War (1861-1865) The Civil War between northern and southern states was a consequence of contradictions of two social systems inside the country. At the basis of these contradictions was a question of slavery, completely determining economic and political interests of South. North strived to enforce Federal government power to protect their own economic stability. As a result the South wanted a separation and the North was determined...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1280  Words | 4  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

  • Was The Cold War Inevitable

     Was the cold war inevitable? As we all know, the two superpowers; the Soviet Union and the United States rose to victory after the Second World War and many argue that after WWII, there was clearly going to be a long-lasting cold war. With regards to why the cold war started, there are a couple of main reasons that are said to have started this war. Some believe that it was because of the Soviets and Stalin, and some believe that it was a cautiously assembled plan for the United States and UUSR...

    Berlin, Cold War, East Germany 1589  Words | 6  Pages

  • The English Civil War: Causes

    English civil war started in 1642, primarily because of religious disagreements’. How far do you agree with this statement? On 22 august 1642, Charles 1 declared war against hi enemies in parliament. This led to a civil war where 1 in 10 men died. In this essay I am going to explain the main causes of the civil war and then I am going to see how much I agree with the statement. Charles got off to a bad start in 1625 when he married a French, catholic princess called Henrietta Maria. This was a very...

    Charles I of England, Charles II of England, Church of England 1004  Words | 3  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

  • 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...

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

  • What Was the Most Important Cause for the Civil War in 1642?

    What was the Most Important Cause for the Civil War in 1642? After the death of his father, James I, in 1625, Charles I became the King of England. However, he was very unpopular with his people and he had many problems, which lead to the Civil War in 1642. There were both long-term and short-term causes for the war, including: the King’s negative attitude towards Parliament, the fact that they had fewer riches than their rivals and the decisions he made… To begin with, Charles I’s personal...

    Charles I of England, Charles II of England, Church of England 1532  Words | 4  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

  • causes of spanish civil war

    The Causes of the Spanish Civil War What were the causes of the Spanish Civil War? Between 1936 and 1939 over 500,000 people were killed in the Spanish Civil War so this cannot be considered a 'little' war that was overshadowed by the problems that were occurring in Europe during these years. In 1920, Spain was a constitutional monarchy. The king was Alfonso XIII. However, the government was inefficient and corrupt. In 1921, an army was sent to Spanish Morocco to put down a rebellion....

    Catholic Church, Francisco Franco, French Revolution 1297  Words | 4  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

  • What are the causes of the Spanish Civil War?

    What are the causes of the Spanish Civil War? The Spanish Civil War happened in 1936, with the Republicans fighting against the Nationalists. The causes of the Spanish Civil War are the weakness of the government, the failure of the monarchy, the Spanish army, the division of the states and the Catholic Church . The Spanish government was seen as corrupt and unstable, often undisciplined and lacked financial and economical care. The Spanish army was hated for their brutality but they had a large...

    Catholic Church, Constitutional monarchy, Francisco Franco 1324  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes Spanish Civil War

    Causes of Spanish Civil War On the 17th of July of 1936 the Spanish Civil War erupted. However before this, Spain had its fair share of stability problems. The problems began all the way since 1851, but instead of going year by year, it is better to divide the causes in the following categories: political, military, socioeconomic, regional and religious. During the years previous to the war, Spain had a lot of political instability. Most think that the Left was more responsible for this than...

    Conservatism, French Revolution, Karl Marx 844  Words | 3  Pages

  • causes of civil war

    are used to give the people what they want without straying from the set rules of the constitution. However, sometimes these compromises can have the opposite effect and stir unkind feelings that could lead to something as horrible as war. The Civil War occurred for many reasons; certain compromises being some of them. New experimentations in government around the beginning period of the Civil War were being used. The Great Compromise of 1787 or Sherman's Compromise was an agreement that large and...

    American Civil War, Articles of Confederation, Compromise of 1850 820  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes and Effects of the Civil War

    their own soil was the Civil War? The Civil War was fought on American soil between the northern states and the southern states. Many causes provoked the war, which would affect the nation for decades to come. Slavery, the Missouri Compromise, and John Brown's attack on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, were some of the many causes. In turn hundreds of thousands of soldiers died, the South's economy was devastated, and the northern ideals flourished. In the later 1700's to 1863, slavery was an intricate...

    American Civil War, Charles Sumner, Compromise of 1850 752  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes of the Civil War

    The causes of the Civil War are many, the obvious being slavery, however that is merely on the surface. The underlying causes were far more detrimental to the health of the union, the main cause being money. The economic disputes between the North and the South, which were partially over slavery, were the root to the South seceding. The resentment felt by the South towards the North, because of the growth of cities, ports, and the economy there in general, in addition to the idea of the abolishment...

    Abolitionism, American Civil War, American Revolutionary War 1136  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Cause and Effect of the Civil War.

    The Cause and Effect of the Civil War Though slavery was a key cause of the Civil War, it was not the sole reason for it. To hold slavery as the sole reason for the Civil War is incorrect as there were numerous economic, political and moral reasons behind the strife. Sectionalism (between the Northern and Southern states), Economic (between the industrial North and agrarian South), and Political differences (such as the South's deeply held belief in states' rights) all contributed to the conflict...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 1703  Words | 5  Pages

  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War The bloodiest war America has ever fought was the Civil War. The Civil War was fought between North and South America. This war was many years in the making. With every new tax, tariff, law, or new state entry the North and South disagreed. The Missouri Compromise, Manifest Destiny, Popular Sovereignty, Bleeding Kansas, the entry of new states, newspapers and books, the Dred Scott Case, Immigration, and the Compromise of 1850 were just a few of the reasons that caused...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Compromise of 1850 919  Words | 3  Pages

  • To What Extent Was a Nationalist Victory in the Spanish Civil War Inevitable?

    To what extent was a Nationalist victory in the Spanish civil war inevitable? The Spanish civil war broke out in 1936 due to many factors. The Nationalist were likely to win the war due to Franco, as he was able to resolve the tension among the factions on the Nationalist side and also they he the support of the ruling elites, such as the Church. On the other hand Franco did not become a clear leader until later on the war as the Republicans captured Madrid and the Army of Africa were stranded In...

    Army, Civil war, Francisco Franco 1084  Words | 3  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

  • To What Extent Was Religion The Root Cause Of The Civil War In 1642?

    suggest that the Civil War in 1642 was caused by the factors concerning religion. All the factors involved, such as finance and the parliament also built up tensions for king Charles I, but many of the key events that took place relate back to the issues of whether England followed the Protestant beliefs or the Catholic ones; for example, Charles I returned to parliament to ask for money and an army, as he lacked both these things. What Charles mainly spent the money he gained however, was mainly to improve...

    Charles I of England, Charles II of England, Church of England 1221  Words | 3  Pages

  • Was the English Civil War a War of Religion?

    Was the English Civil War a war of Religion? The English Civil Wars of 1642 to 1651 had religious connections indefinitely, yet to say that they were wars of religion is slightly blindsided. Economics, national and foreign policy and the rule of King Charles I all played pivotal roles in the wars, in particular, the role of the King and his failings to rule. Such failings lost support for the King on a large scale and led to the argument that this was the beginnings of democracy where the people...

    Charles I of England, Church of England, Church of Scotland 2119  Words | 5  Pages

  • Causes and Effects of the Civil War

    that in the Civil War, America lost the most men ever? After four years and over 600,000 American lives, the Union (North) prevailed in wearing down and forcing the Confederacy (South) to surrender. Eli Whitney's cotton gin, the Missouri Compromise, and the Dred Scott case contributed greatly to the Civil War. After the Civil War, the Southern economy was devastated with millions of homeless, while the northern economy boomed. Eli Whitney created one of the first causes of the Civil. In 1793 Eli...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 811  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

  • Causes of Civil War

    foreshadowed the inevitable clash that would eventually come to fruition just a few years later.[1] The main economic, social, and political factors that ultimately led to the Civil War all derived either directly or indirectly from slavery. Without the roots of slavery in our nation and all the problems that came with it, the civil war would never have happened. A Union that so proudly and courageously fought for its independence against the British Empire less than a century ago was on the verge...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, British Empire 1184  Words | 4  Pages

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

    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 revolution, while other...

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

  • civil war

    Prompt: There were numerous events and crises during the 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...

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

  • Causes of the English Civil War

    the English Civil War in 1642 and which ended up with the public execution of Charles I. This essay will discuss and deal with the different factors that gave rise to the English Civil War. As was said above, one of the main problems of Charles’ reign was the lack of money and, undoubtedly, this was a good reason for a civil war. Everything started when the Parliament asked Charles to go to war with the Catholics in Spain. Charles did not have the needed money to face this war and so he...

    Charles I of England, England, English Civil War 1234  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes of the Cold War

    5 Causes of the Cold War Harry Truman once said “If we do not abolish war on this earth, then surely one day war will abolish us from the earth.” There will always be conflict in the world whether it’s between two people or two countries, and all conflicts have to lead somewhere There were many conflicts between many different countries and states. Many of the conflicts lead to war between countries and states, and many of those conflicts lead to the Cold War, which brings me to a question...

    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Cold War, Joseph Stalin 911  Words | 3  Pages

  • Civil War Causes

    Civil War The American Civil War is one of the most significant events that occurred in the United States of America. The Civil War, also appropriately known as the War between the States, was fought from 1861-1865. This war involved the rivalry between the states of the Northern and Southern territories. The War was declared when the Southern states declared their secession and formed the Confederacy, a new government, of the south. There has been many disputes over which societal events led...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1185  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War Essay Social long term: ● North was opposed to slavery while the South was pro slavery ● The primary conflict of the civil war was whether the states had the right to decide what they wanted to do with slavery. (radical abolition vs pro slavery) ● One of the arising conflicts that led to the American Civil war was the growing abolition movement in the North ● which was an effort to end slavery in a nation that valued personal freedom and believed "all men are created equal...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1390  Words | 4  Pages

  • What Caused the Civil War

      Civil War : 1861­1865     Relevant Presidents of the time:  James Buchanan (1857­1861)  Abraham Lincoln (1861­1865)     Main Idea:   Slavery is the underlying issue. we are arguing that the civil war was caused by the people’s  attempt to end slavery (abolition) and the manipulation of the public stance on the issue in the  election of Abraham Lincoln.    The American civil war was not caused by one isolated instance, but rather the combination of  slavery, cultural divide within the states, and other important events...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Anti-Slavery International 647  Words | 4  Pages

  • Was World War Two Inevitable

    Was World War Two inevitable? The origins of the Second World War have been a contentious issue ever since the conflict ended in 1945. It is a topic which continues to provoke furious debate more than sixty years later. It was unquestionably Hitler’s war and was directly brought about by his actions in the 1930’s. However opinion is divided as to whether his actions were meticulously planned or was he simply an opportunist who pragmatically took each step as they arose naturally. Marshal...

    Adolf Hitler, League of Nations, Nazi Germany 2405  Words | 6  Pages

  • Civil war

    Meghan Gardner Civil War & Reconstruction Paper 1 Compromise involves both give and take, where both sides involved receive some of what they wanted, but neither side fully gets 100 percent of what they wanted. Compromise for the most part keeps things running smoothly. I personally believe that compromise is beneficial during this time. The Missouri Compromise, for example, started when the territory of Missouri wanted to join the Union as a slave state after...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Bleeding Kansas 766  Words | 3  Pages

  • Causes of the English Civil War

    Causes of The English Civil War In this assessment I will be analysing the many causes and roots of the English Civil war which broke out in 1642. The English civil war was a long chain of conflict and rivalry, which was set between two very powerful forces, who consisted of The Royalists (King Charles I, and his supporters), and the Roundheads (Parliament, and their supporters). The feud erupted on the 22nd of August 1642, and lasted for 7 years, when its final action took place in 1649. There...

    Charles I of England, Charles II of England, England 903  Words | 3  Pages

  • World War 1 - Three Main Causes

    Three Main Causes of World War I While we are always reminded of the negative effects of war, it is not everyday that we learn to understand the deeper factors of war that can turn a small conflict into an international outbreak. World War I was said to have been sparked by the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand but there are various deeper reasons that contributed to the commencement of the Great War. These factors include militarism, imperialism and the alliance systems. The first...

    Allies of World War I, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Austria–Hungary 983  Words | 3  Pages

  • Was the Civil War Worth It?

    Hist. to 1876 Was the Civil War worth it? I believe that the civil war was worth it. Even though a lot of negative consequences came out of it, the positive outweighed the negative. The largest cause of the war was slavery. The North and South had contained their differences over slavery for sixty years after the Constitutional Convention. Compromise in 1787 had resolved the questions of slave trade and how to count slaves for congressional representation. The Compromise of 1850 was the last attempt...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Black people 1063  Words | 3  Pages

  • Why Did a Civil War Begin in England in 1642?

    1642, war broke out between two armies led by the King and Parliament. There were several causes of this conflict, some of which were to do with power, some concerning money and others connected to religion. This essay will explain how all these causes combined led to the outbreak of the Civil War. The most important cause of the Civil War in my opinion was one concerning money and Parliament because this was the basis of the argument. Charles I and Parliament argued about money, this was down...

    Charles I of England, English Civil War, Grand Remonstrance 1388  Words | 4  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

  • Was the Civil War a Just War?

    Was the Civil War a Just War? The Vindication of Clement Vallandigham Clement Vallandigham believed the American Civil War was unjust and as a result he was “tried by court-martial, convicted, and sentenced to a term in a military prison during the continuance of the war” (234). Vallandigham’s loyalty was not to President Lincoln but to the principles that this country was supposed to stand for. The Declaration of Independence says the government is established by the people in order to protect...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1034  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

  • Debate on Civil War

    American Historians’ Debate on the Civil War The American Civil War has without a doubt left a permanent divide on this great nation’s past and present. American historians still debate the causes of a war that began in 1861 between the Union states and Confederacy states. The war can be seen as caused by the principle of slavery, the growing tension between northern and southern ideology or due to a crack in the political system of the time. United States’ history classes focus on teaching students...

    Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War 1069  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Effects of War

    The effects of war Have you ever wondered what life is like in the shoes of a soldier, or what impacts war could have on a soldier? The effects of war are not confined to physical pain and suffering, but can also be psychological, emotional, and medical impacts. War has caused many issues and has had a rather large effect on people and civilizations throughout history, while mostly negative and in some cases is found to have positive influence on society. Through the story of Three Day Road written...

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  • Causes and Consequences of the Spanish Civil War

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