American Civil War

United States Colored Troops during the Civil War

Throughout history, many would argue the involvement of African American males during battle. Wars in the past prior to the American Civil War were often begin fought and dominated by white males, and with very little participation by black men. The American Civil War lasted for four years within the United States. It was a […]

The Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Antietam at Sharpsburg on September 17, 1862 is considered the severest battle of the Civil War. It was General Robert Lee’s first invasion of the North which concluded as the Battle of Antietam in Maryland or Sharpsburg. This war took place just after a fortnight of the Confederate victory at Second Manassas, […]

Conflicts Between Liberty & Equality in Pre-Civil War America

?The conflicts between liberty and equality in America have ranged between minor disagreements to full-out war. The most obvious contingent in the struggle between liberty and equality is slavery, but there was also friction in the women’s suffrage movement and various other attempts to provide equal rights under the law. ?While slavery in the United […]

American Civil War

Before the Civil War America was divided. The two division, north and south, were located in the same country but were very different from each other. The North and the South made it very clear that they live different lifestyles. Their terrain was different along with their tariffs. These sectional differences in way of life […]

US History

Are a people ever justified in openly violating laws (like the Fugitive Slave Act) that they disapprove of and think immoral? What has been the fate of such laws in U. S. history? Should the majority always Rule I believe that if the law is so immoral that it causes harm you have an obligation […]

Opinions on the Civil War

The northern and southern parts of the Unites States of America were politically, economically and culturally very different from one another. The people of the northern and southern colonies came to the new world for very different reasons and as time went on their differences grew. The differences between them originally divided their opinions on […]

The Anaconda Plan

In 1861, the United States was no longer united and its people were at war, in what is commonly known as the American Civil War. This left President Abraham Lincoln in a tight spot on how to go about dealing with the Southern states that had seceded, the Confederacy, who were now at war with […]

Post Civil War

During the Post-Civil War era (1865-1900) there were several reconstruction periods as well as a widespread Western industrialization occurring. After the war it seemed as if the entire country had to press the “reset” button and literally start afresh. There was a break down in the south after the Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves, Gen […]

Underground to Canada

Though most people might not expect it, minor changes in America are the important things that helped launch the war and the controversy between the slave and free state. The Underground Railroad had many connections to the Civil War especially since slavery was the main problem during this era. The Underground Railroad had a huge […]

54th Regiment

The 54th regiment fought with passion and courage in the Civil War made up by mostly free black slaves who stood for justice. The 54th was the first black regiment led by Robert Gould Shaw who was a brave Colonel from a very wealthy abolitionist family in Boston, who had links to President Abraham Licoln. […]

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