An Examination of the Current Syrian Civil War and its Possible Ramification on Turkey’s National Security Interests

Subject area and relevance to Diplomatic Studies This paper will explore the challenges/threats to Turkey’s national security as a direct result of the current conflict in Syria which threatens to send the entire region into a state of turmoil. With factors related to regional and foreign alliances, ethnic conflict, increasing tensions within the region as […]

Causes of Civil War in the USA

Introduction Civil war is the hostility between opposing political factions of the same country or within a community (Sammis 1). Such hostilities are usually very bitter and the consequences are dire. It results in deaths, despair and bitter wounds.Many children are rendered destitute, many people become disabled, women are raped and many men loose lives. […]

The Civil War and Its Aftermath

Introduction The American civil war took place from the year 1861 to 1865. It was triggered by anxiety between the north and south that had lasted for quite a long time. In 1860 after the election of Abraham Lincoln, tensions focused on the rights of states and slavery problems. Months later the confederate states of […]

The American Civil War

The American civil war has generated intense debates regarding its causes and potential impacts. The war which took place between 1861 and 1865 has been cited as one of the earliest industrial wars in history. The war was a result of various issues so tracing back to the American colonization. The American civil war was […]

The American Civil War

From the beginning, the Confederates and the Union forces had an almost equal strength when it came to manpower, but as the war continued the Union forces grew in number as it was able to isolate some of the Southern states (West, 2006, para. 19). Confederate planners and ordinary folks believed that guerrillas would be […]

Racial Injustices and the Cost of Civil War: The African American Perspective

Introduction The American Civil War continues to engage historians and mainstream commentators alike, as they endeavour to understand the real meaning and essence of slavery, race, and violence that characterize the nation’s history. While much has been written about the specific battles and the officers involved, less is known about the role of African American […]

Ghost of Civil War Past 1850-1859

The United States has gone through several challenges to be what it is currently. The following story shows that the country has come from far as far as political development is concerned. Between 1850 and 1859, compromises were made to prevent secession and subsequent wars that would follow. Within the period, five bills were enacted, […]

The American Civil War

Introduction The American Civil War stands out as the most devastating conflict ever to have been waged on American soil. 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. The Southern States had threatened to break apart from […]

Civil War in United States

Although the debate regarding the cause of American civil war in the19th century is still ragging, many people still believe that slavery is the major cause of the civil war, which occurred between 1861 and 1865. In the early 19th century, the main issue that threatened the unity of the North and the South was […]

Causes of Civil War

Introduction The American civil war is a conflict that was experienced in the United States in the 19th century. This war was fought between the Northerners and the Southerners in which the fate of slaves was the bone of contention. The Northerners were against the slavery institution in the South, and this was resented by […]

American history: The Civil War (1861-1865)

Introduction American history is considered as the most inquisitive worldwide. Traditionally, American history started by a declaration of independence in the year 1776. This declaration was due to threats of British government towards American self-governed system. Declaration of independence led to war in 1775 that was to liberate Americans. With help of France in providing […]

Civil War Paper: Valley of the shadow

The valley of the shadow deals with digital history detailing experiences of confederate soldiers from Augusta country, Virginia and the Union soldiers from the Franklin country, Pennsylvania. The daughters of the Confederacy in Maryland held a common and fruitful bazaar in the fifth regiment armory, Baltimore, December 2nd. The valley of the shadow explains the […]

Impacts of English Civil War

Introduction The American Revolution spans way back from the British colonization era. The first colony for the British was Newfoundland in 1497. Then a century later, it found its place in America. One of the major interests of the British to relocate to America (New England) was as a result of the ample space the […]

The American Civil War

Why Confederate and Union soldiers fought The American civil war (1861-1865) 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 and passionately concerned about them.”[1] The war was as a result of […]

The United States Civil war

The historic United States Civil War, which commenced with the attack of Fort Sumter on 12 April 1861, and climaxed when the South admitted defeat in April 1865, is regarded as one of the deadliest internal conflicts in the history of the country. The battle left about six hundred thousand men dead and massive destruction […]

The American Civil War

Differences between the Northern and Southern states of America triggered one of the most disastrous civil conflicts in American history. The height of the conflict was characterized by the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 (Draper 2). The Northern faction was majorly constituted of Union states while the Southern faction was comprised of the federation […]

Slavery, the Civil War & Reconstruction

The American history is defined by different factors, which may include slavery, the civil war, and the reconstruction among others. Eric Foner, in his book ‘Slavery, The Civil War & Reconstruction’ presents a clear discussion of how these factors have influenced America over time. Social movements have also contributed in inspiring the American history in […]

Industrialization after the Civil War

Introduction The US is the nation where industrialization first took place outside Europe. The most successful industry in this former British colony during the period of the civil war was shipbuilding. Other industries include iron manufacturing. The agricultural, construction, and mining industries also experienced an exponential growth during the mid 19th century, which was further […]