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  • Roles of Important Women During the Civil War

    Roles of Important Women During the Civil War

    Women played an important role during the American Civil War but it wasn't until 100 years afterwards that they received recognition. Even today history books skip over the important roles women had during the Civil War. Wives, mothers, daughters, and grandmothers impacted the War both at home and on the battlefield. Their lives changed in many ways with the onset of the Civil War. Women took on many different roles that helped their side during

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Ulysesse S. Grant and His Time in the Civil War

    Ulysesse S. Grant and His Time in the Civil War

    Before Grant even became general a lot had happened to get the war started such as taking over other various pieces of lands and even loses some battles but when grant came in it was the beginning of a legacy, he is part of what made it easier for us to win this battle that took a lot longer than either side thought it would, a lot of people see grant as a hero

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    Essay Length: 489 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Civil War Reconstruction Dbq

    Civil War Reconstruction Dbq

    During the time period of 1860 and 1877 many major changes occurred. From the beginning of the civil war to the fall of the reconstruction, the United States changed dramatically. Nearly one hundred years after the Declaration of Independence which declared all men equal, many social and constitutional alterations were necessary to protect the rights of all people, no matter their race. These social and constitutional developments that were made during 1860 to 1877 were

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jack
  • Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War Examining the Civil War The American Civil War, 1861-1865, was the result of a nation torn into two. The American Civil War was fought on United States soil by forces between the northern states of the Union and the southern states of the Confederacy. The 23 northern states out numbered the 11 southern states, which declared succession and formed the Confederacy. The American Civil War, or simply the Civil War, was

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Edward
  • Cold Mountain : The Civil War

    Cold Mountain : The Civil War

    Cold Mountain: The Civil War The Civil War was a four year armed conflict between northern and southern sections of the United States. The Civil War cost more American lives than any other war in history. There were bout 3 million people who fought in the beginning of the Civil War and about 600,000 people’s lives were lost at the end of the war. What began for many as a romantic adventure soon became a

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Top
  • Civil War Dbq

    Civil War Dbq

    The Civil War is widely believed to be the necessary evil our country had to go through in order to come to a common understanding and abolishment of slavery. Yet the slavery had existed in our lands since before our country was even established, so what made us examine it closer so as to see that its nullification was required? Between the years of 1850 to 1861, our countryЎЇs eyes were turned toward slavery

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • Advantages Between North and South in Civil War

    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

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Max
  • Civil War Dbq

    Civil War Dbq

    It is often observed and agreed upon that the North, known as the Union, won the civil battle against the Confederacy, the Southern states that seceded from the Union. The period of reconstruction had its advantages and disadvantages to both sides. Though the South had more change, no side was the true winner of the reconstruction. Due to military, economic, social and political reasons, the North won the Civil war. When the war started in

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Civil War Weapons and Amunition

    Civil War Weapons and Amunition

    Gene Mcaward Western Studies Ralph Waldo Emerson 5/24/04 Quotes: 1. "Cities and coaches shall never impose on me again; for, behold every solitary dream of mine is rushing to fulfillment. That fancy I had, and hesitated to utter because you would laugh. " -Ralph Waldo Emerson 2. "What! will you give up the immense advantages reaped from the division of labor, and set every man to make his own shoes, bureau, knife, wagon, sails, and

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Top
  • A Yankee's Argument of Post-Civil War Reconstruction

    A Yankee's Argument of Post-Civil War Reconstruction

    A Yankee's Argument of post-Civil War Reconstruction After the Civil War was over, the South was in, for the most part, in ruins. Events during the war that made this happen were for example, General Sherman’s troops destroyed 33% of Atlanta by burning trees, houses, and anything else that got in their way. Around 10% of all the white males in the south died in the war. About 4 million slaves were set free. The

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    Causes Of The Civil War The South, which was known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the North, which was also known as the Union, for many different reasons. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. Between the North and South there were deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: July
  • Pre Civil War

    Pre Civil War

    As America proceeded to the future as a new nation, many differences and problems erupted throughout the nation dividing territory north, south, and west. Westward expansion, state right and boundaries, new tariffs, abolitionism and slavery, and finally the Dred Scott Decision of the Supreme Court steered up many problems. American territories started to identify themselves and separated culturally, geographically, economically, politically and agriculturally. The north started to industrialize and upheld about 70% of all railroad

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: regina
  • Events Leading to the Civil War

    Events Leading to the Civil War

    The 1850’s were a turbulent time in American history. The North and South were seeing total different views on the issue of slavery. The North saw slavery as immoral and that it was unconstitutional. The south on the other hand saw slavery as their right. The South viewed African Americans as lower human beings which justified slavery. “The 1850’s was a time of attempted compromise when compromise was no longer possible.” This quote best describes

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    The South, which was known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the North, which was also known as the Union, for many different reasons. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. Between the North and South there were deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons why the South wanted to

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: David
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    Juan Samala 11th Grade Report Grace High School The American Civil War The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the events surrounding the end of the American Civil War. This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. In this document, I will speak mainly around those involved on the

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Reconstruction After the Civil War

    Reconstruction After the Civil War

    Reconstruction After the Civil War, the country needed to be fixed and rebuilt. A period of Reconstruction followed the war. However, with so many people gaining instant citizenship and for nowhere for them to go, it is easy to see that the rebuilding of the country was a failure. In the mid-1800’s, the major source of income for the south was obviously cotton. This was done on small farms, but mostly on large plantations. The

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: David
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    In May of 1861 five states in the upper south United States seceded from the Union and joined the seven states already seceded and created the Confederate States of America. This was the beginning of the Civil War; it was the Union against the Confederates. Many People believed that the war would be over quickly they thought it was more of an uprising then a full on war. Nobody expected it to last four

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Becoming a Surgeon in the Civil War

    Becoming a Surgeon in the Civil War

    Becoming a Surgeon in the Civil War At the beginning of the Civil War, most people thought the war would only last a few weeks or months, so not much effort was put into recruiting doctors or surgeons. The surgeons that were recruited did not have formal training in medicine. They knew little about bacteriology and were ignorant of what caused the killer diseases. Most Civil War surgeons had never treated a gun shot wound

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    On July 4, 1776, U.S. won it's independence from Britain and Democracy was born. The road to the government the U.S. has today was a long road with many obstacles and battles. The American Civil War is one of the most significant and controversial periods in American history. The Civil War was caused by mounting conflicting ideologies, principles, and prejudices, fueled by differences and pride, and set into motion by unlikely set of political events.

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Reasons for the American Civil War

    Reasons for the American Civil War

    Four years of American bloodshed on American soil. Why? The reasons are varied. From the formation of America to 1860, the people in this country were divided. This division was a result of location and personal sentiments. Peace could not continue in a country filled with quarrels that affected the common American. There is a common misconception that the American Civil War was fought only over slavery. B The Civil War lasted for four years,

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Vika
  • Civil War Reconstruction

    Civil War Reconstruction

    The period of Reconstruction began immediately after the Civil War and ended in 1877. This era is known for the advancements made in favor of racial equality. These improvements included the fourteenth amendment, “this law guaranteed that federal and state laws would apply equally and unequivocally to both African Americans and whites” (civil-war.ws), and the fifteenth amendment, which granted freedmen to vote. With the end of Reconstruction in 1877, the Republican Party lost control of

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    Early registration for Wikimania 2008 is now open. American Civil War From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia • Ten things you may not know about Wikipedia •Jump to: navigation, search American Civil War Top left: Rosecrans at Stones River, Tennessee; top right: Confederate prisoners at Gettysburg; bottom: Battle of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Date April 12, 1861 – April 9, 1865 Location Principally in the Southern United States Result Union victory; Reconstruction; slavery abolished Belligerents United States

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Southern Women in the Civil War

    Southern Women in the Civil War

    Women during the Civil War were forced into life-style changes which they had never dreamed they would have to endure. No one was spared from the devastations of the war, and many lives were changed forever. Women in the south were forced to take on the responsibilities of their husbands, carrying on the daily responsibilities of the farm or plantation. They maintained their homes and families while husbands and sons fought and died for their

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Advantages of the Civil War

    Advantages of the Civil War

    Advantages in the Civil War No war has killed as many American men as the Civil War. This is because it was a war between ourselves. Leading up to the war were disagreements about slavery and Presidents and other things like that. The South on one side, and the North on the other. When Lincoln was elected, who the North wanted as President but the South didn’t, all hell broke loose. The South attacked northern

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Janna
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    The Civil War was caused by a myriad of conflicting pressures, principles, and prejudices, fueled by sectional differences and pride, and set into motion by a most unlikely set of political events. At the root of all of the problems was the institution of slavery, which had been introduced into North America in early colonial times. The American Revolution had been fought to validate the idea that all men were created equal, yet slavery was

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike

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