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    Civil War Project: Battle of Antietam Throughout history and mankind, there been many conflicts, clashes and wars because of different ideas and opinions on different issues. Some conflicts were solved peacefully and nicely while many ended with a lot of people losing their lives for fighting for what they believe is right. One example is the Civil War. The Civil War is known by many as the deadliest and bloodiest war in American history. Many battles took place during the Civil War between the Confederate

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    The Civil War was at most one of the darkest hours in United States history. Bloodshed and loss quaked the land of our forefathers in a way we could not imagine. In the wake of the battles, the Union forces found new hope in their victories and came out on top in the victory of the war. In the hope to reconstruct the United States Abraham Lincoln proceeded with the new idea of reconstruction. The main idea was to give the freed slaves more rights and try to condone for the sins of the past and present

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    Weapons in the American Civil War The American Civil War is known to be one of the bloodiest wars in history. Significant advances in weapon technology contributed to the unprecedented carnage. All types of weapons were being invented including side arms, shoulder arms, and artillery. Surveying the origins and design of only a portion demonstrates fire power had outstripped battlefield tactics by the mid-nineteenth century. Side arms, most useful only at close range, underwent important changes

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    The War That's Never Won

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    faded, I walked over the narrow field…All around lay the Confederate dead…As I looked down on the poor pinched faces…all enmity died out. There was no ‘secession’ in those rigid forms nor in those fixed eyes staring at the sky. Clearly it was not their war” (“Eyewitness to Battle”). The Battle of Antietam is immortalized by the Sunken Road where they fought at which is dubbed "The Bloody Lane", by Alexander Garner's photographs that showed for the first time, dead soldiers on the battlefield, but most

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    The leading cause of the American Civil war cannot be traced down to just one issue and many individual ones. The American Civil War lasted from 1861 to 1865 and had over 618,000 deaths because of it. All this was building up years before the first battle was fought. These issues of slavery, cultural differences, economics, and different constitutional views created tensions and conflict which ended to the Civil war. While there was multiple difference between the North and South, the issue of slavery

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    Women’s Roles During the Civil War

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    It does not seem very likely that women had more roles than thought originally during the Civil War, such as spies, nursing, refugees, and only a few were soldiers. Some historians disagree about some of the roles women had during the Civil War. Few historians do not agree about some of the roles women played during the Civil War. As a woman, this history is crucial to know what our woman ancestors had to endure to see who they were and to see ourselves. Women and children would have to run and leave

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    African American gay rights

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    I cannot begin to argue about African American/Hispanic LGBT, living in New York City and their civil rights without remembering the public outcry against black civil rights. Although the focus of this paper is on African American/Hispanic LGBT living in New York City and Their Rights to Marriage I have decided to start my paper of by discussing the civil rights movement of the 1960’s. The civil rights movement of the 1960's and the continuing struggle against race-based discrimination were rooted

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    The Reconstruction Era: A Time of Change

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    The Reconstruction Era, a time of great change in the United States. Following the Civil War, this era was a time when the government was trying to put the country back together with the North and South pieces. The trick was putting the nation back in a manner that would not result in recreating the causes that led to the United States breaking apart. Most of the South was in shambles, along with it government, after being devastated by the warfare that primarily took place in this region. One of

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    the United States until I was in high school. I missed a lot of the early American history classes that a lot of other American students are taught. Now after reading this book I feel I have a very large understanding of Abraham Lincoln and all of the great things he did for the country. He left a very large lasting impact on the country. The fact that I grew up in Cuba and do not have very much knowledge about early American history played a large role in why I selected this book. I like to learn

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    aspects and a variety of opinions. The common educated American might suggest that this was Abraham Lincoln’s doing, considering he was president at the time of action. But historians who look deeper into the situation to scope out other answers to the question, offering the idea that it was the slaves themselves, or even individual states. However, the war itself was the primary factor for setting the slaves free because without the Civil War, the “door to freedom would have remained closed” until

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