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  • Famous People of the Civil War

    Famous People of the Civil War

    Famous People of the Civil War Ullysses S. Grant Ulysses Simpson Grant served effectively with Zachary Taylor's army at Monterey during the Mexican war. Right when the war began Grant obtained a position on the staff of General George McClellan. During the war he showed courage in both physically and morally manners. In February 1862 Grant captured Fort Henry and Fort Donelson with help from the Federal navy. In October he was appointed commander of

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • The Failure of Southern Civil War Reconstruction

    The Failure of Southern Civil War Reconstruction

    The Failure of Southern Civil War Reconstruction The time of Reconstruction for the South was wrought with many conflicting factors, which ultimately brought about the end, and noted failure, of the plan. Opposing elements in the political realm, coupled with economic hardships following the war, and the attempt to redesign the entire social structure of the South slowly but assuredly destroyed the plan of Reconstruction. Although the original design of the plan seem plausible, as

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • Why the North Won the Civil War "you Are Bound to Fail"

    Why the North Won the Civil War "you Are Bound to Fail"

    Why the North won the Civil War "You Are Bound to Fail." Union officer William Tecumseh Sherman to a Southern friend: In all history, no nation of mere agriculturists ever made successful war against a nation of mechanics. . . . You are bound to fail. (Catton, Glory Road 241) The American antebellum South, though steeped in pride and raised in military tradition, was to be no match for the burgeoning superiority of the rapidly

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • The Absent Father During the Spanish Civil War

    The Absent Father During the Spanish Civil War

    The absent father durilng the Spanish Civil War did not only mean the father was at war, the father was part of the Spanish Diaspora living in New York City but he was away doing politics against Franco. He didn't take care of the family because he was living for the cause. He was trying to liberate Spain from Franco. This father would take his small daughter to all the political meeting where politicians would

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    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By: dapmar
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    The Civil War From 1787 to 1861 the United States was undergoing vast changes which brought about one of the bloodiest wars in U.S. History. The Civil war itself was responsible for hundreds of thousands of American deaths and was an extremely important moment in American history. The outcomes of the civil war helped to shape America into what it is today, and also helped to further unify our nation. There were several major

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    Submitted: May 9, 2011 By: tuckers2
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    The Civil War was fought over the "race problem," to determine the place of African-Americans in America. The Union won the war and freed the slaves. However, when President Lincoln declared the Emancipation Proclamation, a hopeful promise for freedom from oppression and slavery for African-Americans, he refrained from announcing the decades of hardship that would follow to obtaining the new won "freedom". Over the course of nearly a century, African-Americans would be deprived and

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    Submitted: May 9, 2011 By: keiyeahra
  • English Civil War - Battle of Adwalton Moor 1643

    English Civil War - Battle of Adwalton Moor 1643

    The Royalists had 10 000 men, the majority of them were from the upper class of England. They were exquisitely dressed; with long hair, a feather hat, and iron breast and back plate, sword and a calibre supporting a gun. While the Parliamentarians were dully dressed with an iron back and breast plate, pot helmet, leather coat, an iron gaulet protecting the right arm and stand to support the musket when firing. But the Parliamentarians

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    Submitted: February 22, 2012 By: noone
  • Womens Roles in the Civil War

    Womens Roles in the Civil War

    Women played an active role in the civil war. A handful disguised themselves as men and served as soldiers; some went to the front as nurses, relief workers, and “daughters of the regiment”; and countless women contributed from home front. North and south women kept farms and families together, provided supplies to the men in the field, and conveyed information as spies. Women and their families made great sacrifices during the grueling war. As

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    Submitted: March 24, 2015 By: hannahthi
  • Was the Civil War Really Necessary? Argument Essay

    Was the Civil War Really Necessary? Argument Essay

    Do you agree with that the Civil War was really necessary? List three examples that support your opinion. David Goldfield said that the Civil War was, “America’s greatest failure” however, without the Civil War this nation would not be what is today. Looking back at the bloodshed of the War the inglorious reality may seem to not outweigh the cost. The War was only suspected to be a 90 day event. Americans living and dead

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    Submitted: April 27, 2015 By: bettys98
  • Cause of the Civil War

    Cause of the Civil War

    Why were the Bolsheviks successful in 1917? A. Which was more powerful: the Provisional Government or the Soviet? Provisional Government (formed Mar 2, 1917): made up of the Kadets and other liberal parties role: to run the country until a Constituent Assembly is elected Petrograd Soviet (formed Feb 27, 1917): made up of workers’ and soldiers’ representatives, socialist intellectuals (mainly Mensheviks and Social Revolutionaries) role: to protect interests of the working class and soldiers

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    Submitted: April 21, 2016 By: baby_peeta
  • Civil War Causes

    Civil War Causes

    Paweł Trenda Brian Stokes HTY-121 August 18, 2016 Civil War causes Slavery was known since the first shipment of Africans to the new world in the 1619. The main cog in this great machine named America was also a main reason why the people started to fight. The Civil War was basically about slavery, but one cannot take it as a one and only reason for starting this war. There are many aspect that clearly

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    Submitted: August 22, 2016 By: Paweł Trenda
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    Disagreements over the extent of federal and state rights often broke out between the north and the south called constitutional disputes. The nation of the United States of America was based on the constitution and its amendments which gives the rules and laws needed for the country to function properly. When the south started to question the Constitution and the authority that it gives to the federal government; that is when the nation began

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    Submitted: January 10, 2017 By: soccer6
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    The only word that could be used to describe the political climate of the American pre-Civil War era is divisive. Today's bipartisan political climate pales in comparison to that of the pre-Civil War era. Numerous congressional acts, sectional compromises, and Supreme Court decisions played major roles in the creation of such an unstable political climate, notably, the now notorious Compromise of 1850, and the Dred Scott decision. The Compromise of 1850 was a last minute

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    Submitted: March 13, 2017 By: liza08135
  • Us After Civil War

    Us After Civil War

    Changlin yang(1521383) History-10B (Summer session I) Instructor: Prof. Bristol Cave-LaCoste Response paper 1 A dramatic change happened to reunite but fragile country-- the U.S. On the America Continent, after the Civil War ended in 1865, this country experienced a reconstruction during 1865-1877. Because of construction, during this period, this reunited country became the most powerful and most influential country. Like every other historical period, revolution was inevitable. By analysis one country successful revolution, it could

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    Submitted: July 21, 2017 By: Changlin Yang
  • The Guatemalan Civil War

    The Guatemalan Civil War

    The Guatemalan Civil War last for thirty-six years. It was a war between the Guatemalan government and various rebel groups that were largely supported by the poor population. The Guatemalan government forces committed genocide against the Maya population and violation of basic human rights against civilians. The death toll was around 200,000 people. In the excerpt from ‘Requiem Guatemala’, ‘Three Dirges’, the author Marshall Bennett Connelly, uses visual and sound imagery frequently. I feel Connelly

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    Submitted: September 9, 2017 By: montah
  • Civil War - the United States of America

    Civil War - the United States of America

    The united states of America like all other country's went through sacrifice and hardship unlike none other the American civil war was history's first war on modern slaughter unfortunately its lesions were not learned by military thinkers of the day, looking back at the bloodshed of the war the inglorious reality may seem to not outweigh the cost. The war was only suspected to be a 90 day event, americans living and dead wished

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    Submitted: April 23, 2018 By: drayden_uy
  • Civil War: A House Divided

    Civil War: A House Divided

    Castillo Dalton Castillo Michael Fawley History 1301 November 27, 2017 Civil War: A House Divided The Civil War was one of the most important events in United States history. The slavery issue played a major role in many things but most importantly created a division between the North and the South, causing the war. Most Northerners wanted slavery abolished while many Southerners wanted to keep slavery and embrace it. This created conflict and led to

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    Submitted: December 2, 2018 By: castillotiny23
  • History 7a American Civil War

    History 7a American Civil War

    Kimberly Ramires 05/20/2018 History 7A Professor Holmes Explain the initial goals of the Civil War and how they played out. What were the relative roles of social elites and the lower classes in the American Civil War? How were they different in North and South, and how were they the same? And how were the roles of the white lower classes different from those of blacks, and how were they the same? And what were

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    Submitted: April 23, 2019 By: Kim Camarena
  • Attitudes of War in Ancient Civilizations

    Attitudes of War in Ancient Civilizations

    Chapter Eight War and Society reveals the attitudes about war in both ancient Rome and China. These attitudes prove that in these cases perhaps it is safe to say that wars are not inevitable or natural but were caused by warlike societies and social situations. After reading bits and pieces of both the ancient Roman and Chinese history, one can only gain a greater perspective on how these attitudes derived. In 391 nomads called the

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Top
  • Parent and School Autism Wars: A Civil Rights Struggle

    Parent and School Autism Wars: A Civil Rights Struggle

    Parent and School Autism Wars: A Civil Rights Struggle Based on the civil rights principal of equal educational opportunity, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guarantee an appropriate education to all students with disabilities. The 1997 IDEA amendments mandate that parents of children with disabilities have a right to be involved with the school district in education decisionmaking processes, meetings, and records of their children. Yet some parents of children in special education feel

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Artur
  • Causes of World War II

    Causes of World War II

    Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolved by World War I (1914-1918). World War I and the treaties that ended it also created new political and economic problems. Forceful leaders in several countries took advantage of these problems to seize power. The desire of dictators in Germany, Italy, and Japan to conquer additional territory brought them into conflict with the democratic nations. After World War I ended, representatives

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    In the post World War II era, a war arose between the Soviet Union and the United States, but in reality there was never really any documented fighting between the two nations, thus spawning the catch phrase "Cold War." Even though both countries were ready to go to war at the blink of an eye and almost did, the powers-that-be never got the nerve to authorize a nuclear war that would have made World War

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    Submitted: December 5, 2008 By: Fonta
  • The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The US is to blame for the Cold War From when World War II ended in 1945 all the way up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War dominated international affairs. It was a global struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union. Although the Cold War was sometimes fought on the battlefield, it involved everything from political rhetoric to sports. Overshadowing all was the threat of nuclear war.

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism In Balkans Contributed to First World War Nationalism in the Balkans helped contribute to the outbreak of WWI. Beginning in the late 19th century, the social unrest in the Balkan States became the focal point of many European powers. The Balkan peninsula was that of great importance due to its territorial and economic significance; however, the Balkan States consisted of many proud ethnic cultures who did not wish to be ruled by any

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • The Historical Background of Cold War

    The Historical Background of Cold War

    Chapter 1: The Historical Background of Cold War. 1.1 The Historical Context. The animosity of postwar Soviet-American relations drew on a deep reservoir of mutual distrust. Soviet suspicion of the United States went back to America's hostile reaction to the Bolshevik revolution itself. At the end of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson had sent more than ten thousand American soldiers as part of an expeditionary allied force to overthrow the ne¬¬¬¬w Soviet regime by

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon

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