The antislavery publicists are believed to be instrumental behind the term 'Bleeding Kansas.' However, the New York Tribune also pointed out that Horace Greeley was the key personality behind the use of the terminology. The [...]
On the other hand, one is to keep in mind that many historians are of the opinion that the reasons for the war are not so easy to explain.
Indian removal from the Southeast in the late 19th century was as a result of the rapid expansion of the United States into the south.
Although the Confederate Army was outnumbered two to one, General Robert Lee's ability to devise a simple plan and accept risk by splitting his force to counterattack his opponent's flank, resulted in the significant defeat [...]
The reason why the disease was prevalent among the army was partly because of the lax recruitment processes that admitted underage and overage men into the army. The most common treatment during the Civil War [...]
Furthermore, both sides, the Union and the Confederacy had to mobilize their economies and engage business in the war due to their dependency on different industries and suppliers.ii The industrial revolution changed warfare by introducing [...]
The leadership roles of authority, through the government, took the responsibility of promoting peaceful relationship and mobilization among the Americans. The introduction of the new business opportunities from the traders were affected by the disruption [...]
Together with his wife, Hughes was brought to the furthest areas of the state of Mississippi, where they found themselves in slavery once the war ended. In the course of the war, the army managed [...]
The following paper will discuss the history of the 13th U.S.C.T.and highlight all the armed events at the Chaffin's Farm Battle in 1864.
In this way, it was hoped to assure the popular support of the army, which was consistent with the decentralized nature of the country of the time.
The analysis of the reactions to the acts adopted throughout the Reconstruction Era helps to reveal the views and societal beliefs that prevailed during that time in the country and complicated the attempts to improve [...]
First of all, one should realize the fact that the representatives of the southern and northern states had different mentalities and perspectives on the way the USA should evolve.
There are a lot of reasons why the North won the Civil War and the South lost. The North had a strong merchant marine fleet and a lot of naval ships that managed to blockade [...]
In the past, the United States observed some incidents of sectionalism and has continued to play a major part in the current affairs in the country, such as in politics and economic development.
The convergences in the perspectives on the evolution and development of states contributed to the increased number of differences between regions within the United States.
Glory is a movie that depicts the story of the very first troop to fight in the Civil War for the Northern America.
The author explored the genesis and impacts of the conflict between the South and the North. In chapter 11, Potter described economic and political development in the South and examined the impact of South's institutions [...]
During this time, victory largely depended on the size of the army, the effectiveness of the generals to plan and execute ambush, and the morale of the military unit.
The problem was caused by the use of contaminated water, poor sanitation at the camps, and general lack of hygiene among the soldiers because of the nature of the battle.
This article covers the story of the soldiers before, during and after the war, "the cadets were almost completely dependent on their classmates for companionship, and the friendships they formed would last a lifetime of [...]
The weaknesses of the American Constitution led to the rise of the Civil War. In 1867, the Congress approved the Reconstruction Acts, which led to the creation of five states in the South.
In his essays McPherson studies various views of the causes of the Civil War and namely the role of slavery as one of the reasons of rupture of the armed conflict.
By the end of the eighteenth century, the southern states of the country had already acquired the status of pro-slavery ones.
The Lost Cause was a mechanism that they developed to make sense of the aftermath of the U.S. The Lost Cause grew in the soil of a Southern culture that was steeped in the admixture [...]
In the following weeks after the capture, both the Union army and the Union navy worked together, gaining ground upstream till the clash that later would be named the Battle of Shilloh.
The civil rights movement was a popular lobby group created to advocate for equality in the United States for both blacks and whites. To a large extent, the civil rights movement completely transformed the lives [...]
Nevertheless, the majority of the political leaders were questioned the President and the Congress' ability to rejoin the Confederate States to the Union.
This research paper focuses on the role that the state of North Carolina played during the Civil War to ensure victory against the adversary. Firstly, North Carolina provided close to 134,000 personnel to help in [...]
Though the Civil War occurred in the 19th century, the roadmap to the war began back in the 17th century. In 1807, the United States senate passed a law that led to the abolition of [...]
Starting with the Confederates and the factors that defined their war strategy and tactics, one must keep in mind the specifics of the South and the lifestyle which the residents of the South led.
The Confederate leadership felt suspicious of the members of the guerrilla forces and so the guerrilla war failed because the Forces underestimated its capability.
Thesis statement The paper highlights Abraham Lincoln's role in the American civil war of 1861-1865 fought during the time when he was the President of the United States of America.
The war happened because of economical, political and cultural differences between the Northern states and the Southern states. In the late 1970s to 1860s, slavery was the norm in most of the Southern states.
In this deadly war, the Northern States went into battle against the Southern States for the sake of preserving the unity of the Union of States.
In the early 19th century, the main issue that threatened the unity of the North and the South was slavery. In this view, the North and the South gradually differed on the issue of slavery, [...]
Economics was one of the main reasons which caused the development of the Civil War as the slavery in the South was caused by the desire of the Northern Americans to get more money at [...]
It was a belief of Federalists that in order to ensure the union does not collapse, there was need for the federal government to hold on to power.
The valley of the shadow explains the history the citizens especially the blacks had to go. The free blacks got involved in farming as this constituted a large part of the valley prosperity and wealth.
The American civil war was idealistic since the combatants were driven particularly by principles rather than comrade power."A large number of those men in blue and gray were intensely aware of the issues at stake [...]
At the end of the war, the Union forces were declared the victors because of a number of strengths and advantages they had over their opponents.
Most of the war was fought in the South but it took a lot of time for both states to recover from the effects of the war.
In relation to the opposition of the election and ideas of President Lincoln, 11 states on the Southern part of the United States of America separated from the rest of the states and formed the [...]
The black soldiers of the 54th and in other units played a crucial role in helping the union achieve victory in the war.