The Civil War The Civil War was indeed a good war and the most important, the achievements was more than worth its cost of many lives, and the war’s legacy was more complicated while also contradictory. The Civil War was the most deadliest and most important event in the nation's history. Tension had risen in the constitution, which caused an erupted into a brutal war that had cost over 600,000 lives and severed a nation in two. One of main reasons of the war was slavery and the thirteenth amendment which caused relations to dominate American politics and society. The war also increased American economic power.
The country had lost its strongest leader and its backbone throughout the entire war. It woul... ... middle of paper ... ...ar in the history of the United States for many reasons. The Civil War changed the people of the United States and the world forever; millions of people were affected by the war. It helped build one of the greatest countries in the world by destroying it almost completely, the turmoil and chaos bettered the country forever. The war changed the vision of the entire country from sporadic and unorganized into a united and focused vision for the future.
The war affected everyone including women, families, homes, and businesses. The Civil War was one of the most costly wars in American History and has become a valuable part of our history as well. If it wasn’t for the civil war, America wouldn’t be the same. The south would still be separate, and there would still be slavery throughout America.
The Civil War is known as a very harsh war that effected the nation deeply. The North and South couldn’t agree and fought over power and control. In the end the United States faced many consequences after the war. However it abolished slavery and shaped the future of the United States.
For generations students have been taught an over-simplified version of the civil war and even now I am just coming to a full understanding of the truth. The civil war was a terrible rift in our nation, fought between the northern states (known as the union) and the southern states (the Confederate States of America). The people’s opinions were so divided over the issues of the civil war that, in some families, brother was pit against brother. Eventually, the south succumbed to the north and surrendered on April 9th, 1865 but not before the war had caused 618,000 deaths, more than any other war in U.S. history.
In 1858, William, H. Seward, the soon to be Secretary of State, described the differences between the North and South as an “irrepressible conflict.” In 1860, once Lincoln came into Presidency placing Seward in his Cabinet, the misconstrued perspectives of both sides had grew larger and more violent, and with th... ... middle of paper ... ...lead to what we now know as the American Civil War. The war began with eleven Southern states seceded the Union and formed the Confederate States of America. The first two years of the Civil War showed great hopes for the Southern troops after winning several victories. Those hopes soon turned to doubts after their major losses at Gettysburg and Vicksburg in 1863. From that moment forward, the Northern troops went on to conquer the south, where they finally surrendered in April 1865.[?]
And the North believed it was a “War of a Revolution”. This unfortunate war started as a result of many years of differences between the North and the South. It broke out after many years of battle building up between the two regions. The main cause of the civil war was economic, social and political differences, but most importantly slavery was the root cause of these differences. During the Civil War the economy developed between the two states.
Slavery was officially abolished after the Civil War in the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution (World Book, 634). The results were lasting, some severe and big, while some were small and unnoticeable. The American Civil War was a horrible event in the history of the world which started from three main causes: slavery, the dispute over state?s rights, and a division between the North and South. The war ended because of the dedication and warfare tactics of many heroes and enemies. The Civil War started on April 12, 1861 and ended four years later (World Book, 614).
Alfredo Arroyo Ms. Zuniga and Ms. Azouz English period 4 U.S. History period 2 4 December 2015 Civil War on American History The Civil War, a destructive and calamitous event in United States ' history, which can never be forgotten. This was a complicated conflict that took this nation through one of its worst periods. It cut to the bare core of political, economic, and social aspects of American life. The civil war greatly impacted American history because it ended slavery, it led to military inventions, and it brought the north and south together as one. The civil war impacted many events in history and one of the major ones happens to be the end of slavery.
The United States Civil War was a time of great change not only for the United States but the world. Men, women, blacks and whites all played important roles in the turnout of this slavery based war. Many of these people’s efforts are often forgotten and others are greatly stereotyped and exaggerated. Every Clarkson 10 person from 1861 to present day, no matter what age, race, ethnicity, gender, or location has been affected and has roots dating back to the U. S. Civil War. This consequential war changed the color blindness of the United States while setting a precedent of freedom around the world.