American Dream Civil War Analysis

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The Civil War: “American Dream” “American Dream” is a national ethos of the United States citizens, a set of traditional social ideals, including freedom of opportunity for prosperity and success. The term “American Dream” was commonly used after the Civil War, the era of struggles, discrimination and a war that put an end to slavery. The Civil War is also known as the bloodiest war in the U.S history. It took place from 1861 to 1865 between the North (Union) and the South (Confederacy), resulting in the deaths of an estimated number 650,000 soldiers and an unspecified but reasonably large number of civilian casualties. Although, the primary cause of the Civil War is not just about slavery, it was the expansion sectionalism, ideological, economic…show more content…
To answer for this question, it seems like it’s a war between ideological, economic, beliefs and emotions. It is a breakdown connection between the Union and Confederacy, beliefs and emotions of the African – American, who had been fighting for their justice, for all men’s equality. What or who caused the War? It must be the indignation of African-American under the slaves’ control. There were many factors that contributed to the Civil War- social, economic and ideological. First of all, earlier in 1858, William Seward, a senator from New York who gave a speech in 1858 “Our country is a theater, which exhibits, in full operation, two radically different political systems, the one resting on the basis of servile or slave labor, the other on the basis…show more content…
That he is the rightful owner of his own body? You have already declared it. Must I argue the wrongfulness of slavery? To do so would be to make myself ridiculous and to offer an insult to you r understanding. There is not a man beneath the canopy of heaven that does not know that slavery is wrong for him.... “(p114-118) Douglass believes that all men should be treated equal, and the slavery deserved to have a better life, better opportunity and they should not be owned by anyone, or not getting abuse turns them into any items through the market. In addition, Douglass also showed his indignation and sympathy “Go where you may, search where you will, roam through all the monarchies and despotism’s of the Old World…without a
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