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    In 1861, as the nation divided, so did Tennessee. In the state's three grand divisions, Confederates and Unionists fought their own political war to determine which way Tennessee would go as the Confederate States of America took form in neighboring Alabama. West Tennesseans, led by Governor Isham G. Harris, overwhelmingly wished connection with the Confederacy, while in East Tennessee most residents remained fervidly loyal to the Union. In the state's middle section, the counties in the Central

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     A civil war is a war between organized groups within the same nation state or republic, or, less commonly, between two countries created from a formerly united nation state. The aim of one side may be to take control of the country or a region, to achieve independence for a region, or to change government policies. Civil wars since the end of World War II have lasted on average just over four years, a dramatic rise from the one-and-a-half year average of the 1900-1944 period. While the rate of

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    US 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

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    the event | 1850 | -Taiping Rebellion-this was against the Manchu which was ruling the Qing Dynasty | -one of the bloodiest military conflicts in history-20 million people died, especially pedestrians | 1 August 1894 | -First sino-japanese war-this war was against China and Japan over the control of Korea -in the first six months China kept on losing which made them call for peace in February 1895 | -Intensification of imperialism -China was seen as weak so many Europeans started to partition

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    Civil War - Pink |What was the economy of the Southern states based on? |1. Agriculture and it relied on slave labor | |What was the economy of the Northern states based on? |2. Industry | |What is agriculture? |3. Growing of crops and livestock | |What is industry? |4. The commercial

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    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

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    Matt Kaiser Period 5 Adv. US History With out a doubt, one of the major causes of the Civil War was definitely SLAVERY! From 1820 to 1861, so many different events involved slavery to lead up to the Civil War. The Compromise of 1850, the Dred Scott Case, and Harper’s Ferry, Virginia was three of the biggest events that involved slavery and led to the Civil War. In the beginning, one of the first major events was the Compromise of 1850. The compromise admitted California as a free state

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    Avery Taylor Mr. Kotris English III 7 Dec 2011 How the Civil War Affected the United States Economy “The American Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 and it was one of the most devastating wars in history.”(Kelly) Should the Union have helped the South become more industrialized like the northeastern part, or should it have just left the South like it was, an agrarian-based economy that relied heavily on slave-worked plantations for the production of cotton for export to Europe

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    The Civil War Past civil wars during 1861 and 1865 have claimed the lives of many individuals who fought for freedom and against. Team B will express views of four wars through each member’s diversified backgrounds. The Battle of Shiloh, The Battle of Stones River both fought in Tennessee, and The Battle of Bull Run in Virginia as well as The Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. According to "Africans In America" (1998), “On April 18, 1865, the Civil War ended with the surrender of the Confederate

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    A civil war is a war between organized groups within the same nation state or republic, or, less commonly, between two countries created from a formerly united nation state. The aim of one side may be to take control of the country or a region, to achieve independence for a region, or to change government policies. Civil wars since the end of World War II have lasted on average just over four years, a dramatic rise from the one-and-a-half year average of the 1900-1944 period. While the rate of

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    A civil war is a war between organized groups within the same nation state or republic, or, less commonly, between two countries created from a formerly united nation state. The aim of one side may be to take control of the country or a region, to achieve independence for a region, or to change government policies. Civil wars since the end of World War II have lasted on average just over four years, a dramatic rise from the one-and-a-half year average of the 1900-1944 period. While the rate of

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    Civil War and Slavery January 30, 2011 HIS 325: African American History Civil War and Slavery The decade of 1850s was a very fateful and turbulent time in the US history. This is when the seeds of the US Civil War began due to the North and the South disagreeing on the status of the slaves and the idea of slavery. The South had many plantations that were run by the slaves and the North was in favor of abolishing slavery. The South

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    David Cornejo May 24, 2011 Social Studies Period 2 Civil War Writing Prompt There were many reasons why the civil war began, but the election of 1860 was the most responsible of starting the civil war. I believe the election of 1860 started the civil war because it starts with a debate to start a war. Also people like the south didn’t like the election which leads to more emotion which also means violent people. If the election of 1860 was the start of the south being emotional

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    Candi Tidwell The Civil War June 9, 2013 Mrs. Amy Civil War is defined as a war between factories or regions of the same country. There is a lot of difference debates about what the Civil War was fought over. Some might say the war was fought over state rights, others say that the war was fought over land, and there are those who say it was fought over slavery. Well according to Pulitzer Prize winning author James McPherson, “the Civil War started because of uncompromising difference between

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    A war is a state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties. Every war has its reasons weather it be a good and acceptable reason or a bad reason. If people are going to be killed and the country itself be damaged because of the war, people will want to hear a reason. Some wars are inevitable and some are not. It all depends on its cause. The American Civil War is thought to be an inevitable war. Many are convinced that there was no other way to solve

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    The True Cause of the Civil War Between the economic, political, and social quarrels that evolved throughout the 1850's, the North and the South underwent many changes that led to the start of the Civil War. The most attributing factor to this war was that of a moral dispute between two sections who both wanted different things. Slavery became the issue that spread across the nation and was disputed back and forth between the North and South sections of the country. Abolitionists were focused

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    Eric Yarger HIS/115 The Civil War in my opinion was a war that could have been avoided if each state could have acted as a whole nation rather than an individual state. This war divided our country and in some areas today they still seem to be fighting the same battle that the north and south fought. The Civil War took place over much of this great nation and as a whole experienced a great loss of life. Between both sides, civilian and even Native Americans over 600,000 deaths were recorded

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    Under the circumstances which invited it, the civil war was undoubtedly inevitable, and despite the consequences and casualties America suffered as a result of it, it ultimately managed to unite the country as a whole into one.. The main causes for it were infringement on civil liberties, infringement on states rights, and the collapse of a two party system. Another cause of it was the north and south had different ideas regarding what a Government looks like. Much like the rest of Europe, the north’s

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    Civil War Ranked as the deadliest war in American history, the Civil War tore America apart and took the lives of atleast 600,000 citizens. The war sparked mostly from the dispute over the rights of individual states. It lasted from 1861 until General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia surrendered at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865. The American Civil War could have swung in either direction, but many factors suggested that Union Victory was inevitable.55 First off, the manpower

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    The Civil War was by far the most significant war that America had seen thus far. This war was the separation of our so far ‘United Country’, and had it gone the other way, who knows how our society would be like today. The fact is, the South was at a disadvantage right from the get-go, before the war even started. From then on, the south was hurt not only economically at the beginning of the war, but also with man power and many other complications to come. One being that most of the population

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    can be difficult that they cause war, division of one’s family, and arguing. The civil war started because of a disagreement. Something as little as bringing the first slave to America caused a war. The north and south argued and disagreed. They made the choice to start a war. Border states played a huge part in the war. There were few border states. They were Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, and Missouri. They all had choices in the part they would play in the war. Even though those states weren’t

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    attention to African Americans’ plight. In the turbulent decade and a half that followed, civil rights activists used nonviolent protest and civil disobedience to bring about change, and the federal government made legislative headway with initiatives such as the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Civil Rights Act of 1968. Many leaders from within the African American community and beyond rose to prominence during the Civil Rights era, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Andrew Goodman

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    Bowin Coberly Period 4, unit 1 Why was it so hard to be a woman In the time period from colonization through the civil war? Living During that time frame was very hard for anyone to think of in today’s world given our living standards but is was especially hard for the women of this era. Women ever since the dawn of time up until recent have always been viewed as property of a man and there whole life was spent centered around having a man chosen for her most of the time by the men in

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    U.S History to 1877 The Civil War By: Anthony Green I chose to do a picture of the American Civil War. The picture I chose is of a battle between the union and the confederacy or north and south. The picture shows how severe the war truly was between the two sides. The north is running up a hill while the south is running down. Both sides have guns and swords drawn

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    Civil War Research Paper This unit can be broken down into three different areas: the causes of the Civil War, the atrocity of the Civil War, and America’s Reconstruction after the war. With each unit there are a multitude of things that have had a significant impact on our development as a country since this period. With that in mind, you will be expected to research a topic of your choosing and write an in-depth research paper on it. My rationale for this assignment is two-fold

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    Civil War Paper Jennifer Ayala HIS/115 October 21, 2012 Kathy Buhe Civil War Paper The mid-19th century is a historic period in the history of the United States, one that shaped the nation we now know. In the year 1861, the tension that had long been brewing between the north and south exploded and led the nation to war. The catalyst was Abraham Lincoln’s victory in the presidential election. As an anti-slavery Republican, the southern states feared his agenda and chose to secede from the

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    Civil War Trista Kolb HIS/110 August 18th, 2014 Thomas Ward Civil War Shelby Foote’s passage means that the Civil War paved a path for the United States and what we have become. The events that occurred during the civil war proved that the United States would allow all men to be created equal. The Civil War shows the pain and suffering that some Americans went through to fight for freedom and what they thought was right. The Civil War was a major battle that helped push to the end of slavery

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    Civil War was one of the bloodiest wars in the American history that sacrificed tremendous amount of people from 1861 to 1865. It was also known as the War Between the States due to the war was based on the conflicts between the Confederacy and the Union. Both of the Confederacy and the Union enjoyed advantages from themselves and encountered obstacles in the major events during the war. Before the war, one of the biggest advantages of the Union was that they had a much larger population than

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    The United States became a much more developed society after the Civil War. Industrialization improved American life in many ways, however, industrialization also created difficulties for American Society. There are many examples to support industrialization after the Civil War. One example would be the proportion of high school graduates. America saw an upsurge in 17 year old graduates upright the Civil War. This meant that the nation was going to have more cultivated people who partook in

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    简体中文繁體中文American Civil War American Civil War CivilWarUSAColl.png Clockwise from top: Battle of Gettysburg, Union Captain John Tidball's artillery, Battle of Fort Hindman, Richmond, the capital of the Confederate States of America, in ruins after the war, Battle of Franklin Date April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865 (by declaration)[1] (4 years, 3 weeks and 6 days) (last shot fired June 22, 1865) Location Southern United States, Northeastern United States, Western United States, Atlantic Ocean

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    The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Among the 34 states as of January 1861, seven Southern slave states individually declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, known as the "Confederacy" or the "South". They grew to include eleven states, and although they

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    The Effects of the Civil War on Americans Sophia Taylor HIS/110 November 3, 2014 Frank Bird The Effects of the Civil War on Americans The Civil War had a major effect on the United States and where we are today. Historian Shelby Foote said, Any understanding of this nation has to be based…on an understanding of the Civil War . . . The Civil War defined us as what we are, and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things. It is very necessary if you’re going to understand

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    Truly War? The Modern American Civil War : A Normative Critique The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Among the 34 states as of January 1861, seven Southern slave states individually declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, known as the "Confederacy"

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    Industrial Revolution Zeno Crooks Dr. Goldstein HIS105 May 17, 2017 Industrial Revolution After the Civil War, the United States became a much more industrialized society. Between 1865 and 1920, industrialization improved American life in many ways. However, industrialization also created problems for the American society. Industrialization lead to the development of the middle-class. Immigrants from all over the world arrived in the United States in large numbers. Several Americans migrated

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    growth and relations between societies. Two of the most significant geographical and environmental factors that have led to the development and expansion of the United States is the growth of industry after the Civil War, and the abundance of agriculture. After the Civil War, the population in the United Sates more than doubled and industrial growth was also rapid because of the large quantity of natural resources. The United States had enormous assets such as coal, copper, petroleum

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    How does the US Civil War define Americans? In the Civil War, Americans collectively repudiated slavery, and were willing to fight very hard to preserve their country from being torn apart by secession, so it was a form of redemption and a demonstration of patriotism. America also fought very hard in WWI, and WW II, and the Cold War, and in the current war on terror, so the Civil War would not still be the dominant symbol of American patriotism, but it remains important. http://www.jstor.org/discover/10

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    Civil War When comparing the American Civil War to many of the United States’ other wars, some key differences can be observed. One standout quality to the Civil War was the sluggish buildup towards war, which contrasts to the overnight decision that American officials made to join World War II after the Pearl Harbor attack. This brings up the question, “what caused the slow start to the Civil War and who is the most to blame?” The answer to the first question is easiest – slavery. There is no doubt

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    The American Civil War was one of the bloodiest wars in American History, it marked one of the most permanent changes in US history. The war began on April 12, 1861 and ended on April 18, 1865, lasting a little over four years. It was fought between the Northern states, Union states, and the Southern states, Confederate states. It all started because of some differences between the states, such as; the idea of slavery, state rights, tariffs, and trade. The war began when Confederate

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    1. The Civil War, a battle between northern states and southern states that disaffiliate from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America, was fought between the years 1861-1865. Furthermore, the Union certainly had considerable advantages wherein they used its naval power to execute an increasingly tight blockade and was supported by the fact that four slave states – Delaware, Missouri, Maryland and Kentucky – remained devoted to the Union. On the other side, the Confederacy had an important

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    Channel Encarnacion HIST 102 10/27/14 Civil War Debate Was the Civil War Inevitable? Was the Civil War Avoidable? In The Irrepressible Conflict by Kenneth M. Stampp he does not argue that the Civil War was inevitable. He does observe, however, that it is hard to see how the country could have avoided some sort of showdown on slavery. Conflict was “irrepressible” in the sense that “the issues dividing the North and South were genuine and substantial and that conflict between them was a natural

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    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 states acting as their own country. The North (Union) insisted on

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     The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Among the 34 states in January 1861, seven Southern slave states individually declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America. The Confederacy, often simply called the South, grew to include eleven states, and although they

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    Civil War Internal civil conflict has been common- place throughout the past time period, a undeniable fact that, till recently, avoid the notice of most economists. Civil wars, or those internal conflicts that count over 1,000 battle deaths in an exceedingly single year, have afflicted a 3rd of all nations. Enumeration civil conflicts, or those that count a minimum of twenty-five battle deaths once a year, will increase the incidence to over.(Koonings and Krujit 1999) If several post-1945 civil

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    The Civil War, is the most brutal war in US history. It took place in 1861, when the South initiated hostilities against the North. But why? Before shots were fired, the North and South were engaging in arguments over policy and values. The South and North knew that this war was coming, and here are some examples of why the war started.    Dred Scott v. Sandford was a Supreme Court ruling in 1857 that denied the request of citizenship for Mr. Scott, stating that “no person with African blood could

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    Causes Leading Up To The Civil War While the Civil War was devastating for the United States in terms of human loss of life, it was also the event that caused the American states to finally become united. What were the major events that led to secession and the beginning of the Civil War? Here is a list of the top nine events that led progressively towards the Civil War listed in chronological order. 1. The Mexican War Ended - 1848 With the end of the Mexican War, America was ceded western

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    "American Civil War History Timelines Battle Map Pictures." American Civil War History Timelines Battle Map Pictures. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Apr. 2012. <http://americancivilwar.com/>. * 17, his own soldiers. Hooker retreats. Union losses are, 000 killed, and wounded. "The History Place - U.S. Civil War 1861-1865." The History Place. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Apr. 2012. <http://www.historyplace.com/civilwar/>. "American Civil War at eHistory.com." eHistory at OSU | Welcome to eHistory

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    Civil War Tressa Caudell HIS/115 U.S. History to 1865 March 31, 2012 Marek McKenna Civil War The Civil War was one of the biggest “black eyes” in American history. This war put Americans on each side of a line and forced them to try and outwit each other. The Civil War lasted for four long years. “The Civil War proved to be the costliest war ever fought on American soil, with some 620,000 soldiers killed, millions more injured, and the population and territory of the South devastated.”

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    take down buildings. This march was from September 1864 to December 1864. This was key to the union winning the Civil war. Over 165,000 soldiers participate in the largest battle in the Western Hemisphere. After three days of fighting, Lee retreats, leaving 4,000 dead Confederates. Total casualties: 23,000 Union, 28,000 Confederates The turning point for the union in the Civil war Seven states formed the Confederacy, wrote their own constitution, and planed for an independent nation The south

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     A civil war is a war between organized groups within the same nation state or republic, or, less commonly, between two countries created from a formerly united nation state. The aim of one side may be to take control of the country or a region, to achieve independence for a region, or to change government policies. Civil wars since the end of World War II have lasted on average just over four years, a dramatic rise from the one-and-a-half year average of the 1900-1944 period. While the rate of

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    Abstract This paper will discuss about the civil war and how it began. It will also discuss how it ends to the civil rights era. It will show step by step of each event that surrounding the civil war. These four elements will explain the Federal Government expansion and place in context on what affect the Political, Social, and Economic, and they are Civil War, Reconstruction, Great Depression, and the Civil Right Era. In beginning of the civil war President Abraham Lincoln was elected President

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