Civil War

Civil war – College Essay

THE CAUSE Americans have always been independent group of people. We just don’t like being told what to do. This is true now as it was in the past, or will be in the future. It all started in the early colonial era (1700) when we really felt ourselves as “Americans”. Before that in the […]

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The Civil war

The Civil War In the United States, the southern states’ economies were mainly based on agriculture, but not any normal kind of agriculture, they were based on the agriculture of slave labor. Slavery was deeply ingrained in the culture, so much that only a war could stop it. This war was a gruesome war, made […]

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American Literature Prior to Civil War

Forum 2 Though being evident that Columbus was not the founder and one who discovered the World, 1492, the moment when he landed in this New World proved significant: it brought in an eminent era of vast, unprecedented European exploration including the settlement of the Americas. During this age, most European explorers started searching for […]

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Was nuclear strategy an attempt to rationalise the irrational

The thesis I really want to put across is best summarized by the words of former US secretary of defence Robert McNamara, recalling the Cuban Missile Crisis: “I want to say, and this is important: at the end we lucked out! It was luck that prevented nuclear war. We came that close to nuclear war […]

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Governing by the Gun

In the initial chapter of her journalistic report entitled Salvador, Joan Didion writes about her shocking and horrifying two-week nightmare in El Salvador during the midst of their civil war in the 1980s. Throughout the first chapter, Didion describes images, situations, and circumstances which terrify the reader. While we remain terrified of the daily life […]

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Civil War – College Essay

Strategies and tactics did not change drastically in the South. The Strategies used by South were constant. At the beginning of the war, both side had the impression that the war would be short but this was not the case the war lasted for 4 years. During the war, the North was more offensive to […]

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The War on Errorism

Dying is something that no one looks forward to. Everyone is going to die one day, so you might as well die fighting for something you believe in. Being killed for your country is said to be one of the most honorable ways to die. However, what if your fighting for a cause you don’t […]

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Why the Whites despite allied intervention were unable to win the civil war

For a number of reasons the allies (Britain. France and America) offered support to the White Army, who opposed the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War. However even with the allied support the Whites did not manage to achieve victory. The main reasons for the allies’ involvement were; to prevent communism, restore the tsarist system […]

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To what extent is it fair to conclude that the US Civil War was the first modern war

The US Civil War as a turning point in the nature of warfare is a hotly disputed subject; there has been a degree of debate of academic historians as to whether it was the first modern war or indeed the last of the Napoleonic wars. It is fair to say that the US Civil War […]

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Civil Wars that followed independence in Angola and Mozambique

The wars that followed the independence of both Angola and Mozambique were resultant of internal divisions, but more importantly, they were greatly catalysed by the financial, political, and physical intervention of other nations. It is also generally agreed that the intervention of these countries exacerbated the already volatile situations in Angola and Mozambique, to the […]

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Espionage in the US Civil War

Have you ever wondered what happens “undercover”? Has it ever occurred how much it can affect the outcome of something? The patriotism spies felt for America is commendable. According to Spying in the Civil War, ladies involved in the Civil War made the best spies. They made their debut in American espionage. This was the […]

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First Civil War by 1646

When a country is plunged into Civil War the effects are cataclysmic, brother fighting brother. This intensifies when religion is involved, Because it takes men’s beliefs and puts drive and anguish behind them, claiming the other side is something, based on acts that the enemy has already committed, which is a powerful tool, this form […]

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Why Did Parliament Win The Civil War

The first civil war was a war lasting numerous years. Throughout the war it was never certain who was going to win. In the end however, Parliament succeeded and gained a great victory whilst that of King Charles and his Royalist side failed. Why did Parliament win the civil war? Firstly, the generals were a […]

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American Civil War

The American civil war has lot significance in the American history. It is described as the first modern war where modern and sophisticated weapons were used, the casualties were many compared with any other war fought in this land. As both sides were entering into the war they had advantages over each other and perhaps […]

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Account Of Russia’s Participation In The Spanish Civil War

The Spanish civil war began on the 17thy of July 1936 as a result of a failed coup against the republic government. The war lasted until the 1st of April 1939 with the rebels (nationalists) as the victors against the republics. The result of the civil war was the abolishment of the second Spanish republic […]

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Spain Basque Separatists

The extremist nationalist movement in Pais Vasco began as early as 1940 with its foundation in the PNV. Beginning in 1952, a small group of university students began to meet to discuss the nature of Basque nationalism and resistance, acquiring the name Ekin (To Do). Eventually discovered by the PNV, they were asked to join […]

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Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War was one of the major events in the recent history of Spain. This event is now considered as the event which provided a rare hop of freedom to millions of Spanish workers and Peasants who united under the banner of socialism to fight against the Junta. The argument of Paul Preston that […]

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Causes of the Civil War

Today we recognize slavery as a moral issue. But in the early nineteenth century, it was seen as an economic issue first, moral issue second. The curious thing is that although slavery was the moral issue of the nineteenth century that divided the political leaders of the land, the average American had very little interest […]

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Secession and Nullification

Secession and nullification both occurred in American history around the time of the Civil War. Each are means to show the central government that a particular state does not agree with a national law, possibly because it violates the constitution. Nullification is the first step a state would use (and many Southern states did use), […]

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American Civil War

During the years 1861-1865 the United States witnessed one of the severest struggles between North and South, which turned out to be the greatest Civil War in history. The war was precipitated by the decision of a number of states of South to secede from the Union and ended in the defeat of the South […]

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Black Americans in the Civil War

“Once let the black man get upon his person the brass letters, U. S. , let him get an eagle on his button, and a musket on his shoulder and bullets in his pockets, and there is no power on earth which can deny that he has earned the right to citizenship in the United […]

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Apush Dbq Civil War

The constant debate over whether America was going to be free or slave led to the inevitability of a civil war. The political tension within the nation surrounding the issue of slavery was ongoing even after a series of compromises. The country was either going to be free or slave and it was evident that […]

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