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    American Civil War Introduction The American Civil War is always remembered as central event in the history of the United States of America. The revolution of 1776 to 1783 resulted in the creation of the America but what kind of nation the America would have‚ was determined by the civil war of 1861 to 1865. There were two basic questions that were needed to get answered and remain unanswered even by the revolution. These questions raised the unanswered thought that whether the United States was

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    American Civil War For the four years between 1861 and 1865 American fought the civil war. Meaning our own war. The North against the South. The free States against the slave states. The war had to solved two questions left unresolved by the revolution. The first being‚ Could the United States be a dissolvable confederation of sovereign states? Or‚ could the United States be an indivisible nation with a sovereign national government? The Second question would be‚ whether this nation which had

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    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

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    Plains before and after the Civil War. Do this by filling in the chart provided by using the text and the internet. Make sure that all answers are complete. The first section has been done for you. Category: People Pre-Civil War: Sioux‚ Cheyenne‚ Arapahoe‚ Nez Perce Post-Civil War: Farmers‚ Ranchers Category: Building Materials Pre-Civil War: Buffalo Remains Post-Civil War: Bricks of sod Category: Food Supply Pre-Civil War: Buffalo Post-Civil War: Farms and domestic animals

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    The deadliest war in American history is known as the American Civil War killing nearly 620‚000 soldiers and a mass amount of civilians. The War Between the States was fought between Southern slave states and the United States federal government. formed a group called the Confederacy‚ which went against the beliefs of the Union. America and Abraham Lincoln sought different views on slavery. Lincoln believed that all slaves should be emancipated and advocated the restoration of the Union. The

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    American Civil War American Civil War‚ was a four-year war (1861–65) between the federal government of the United States and 11 Southern states that asserted their right to secede from the Union. The secession of the Southern states in 1860–61 and the ensuing outbreak of armed hostilities were the culmination of decades of growing sectional friction over the related issues of slavery‚ trade and tariffs‚ and the doctrine of states’ rights. This friction arose out of fundamental

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    Kiara Milho Reconstruction DBQ December 27‚ 2013 From the start of the American Civil War until the end of Reconstruction‚ the United States of America suffered what can be considered a revolution. During this time many constitutional and social developments brought about a great change in the country. Some constitutional developments that caused conflict were the Emancipation Proclamation‚ three civil rights bills‚ and the reconstruction‚ while some social developments which could potentially

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    Background to the War After the War of Independence the United States of America was governed by the Articles of Confederation. This provided for a weak central government and strong state governments. However‚ it proved unworkable and a new Constitution was adopted that resulted in a stronger Federal government with powers which included regulating interstate commerce as well as foreign affairs.  The different states had varying policies concerning slavery. In some areas of the country where religious

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    1861-1865 population - 22 million - 90% of ind. goods‚ esp. munitions - efficient railroad system - controlled the navy‚ which could be used to blockade s. ports and shut down the s. eco. - but would have to fight an offensive war (long supply lines‚ unfamiliar territory...) - capable mil. leaders‚ inc. Ulysses S. Grant -       Confederates had excellent generals too -Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jackson Defending is always easier than attacking (familiar w/climate and territory‚ possible

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    The American Civil War Catalog of Microform (Research Collections‚ Serials‚ and Dissertations) http://www.proquest.com/en-US/catalogs/collections/rc-search.shtml umisalesinfo@proquest.com 800.521.0600 ext. 2793 or 734.761.4700 ext. 2793 USC003-03 updated May 2010 Table of Contents About This Catalog ............................................................................................... 3 The Advantages of Microform ........................................................

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