How does the way we commemorate or remember The Civil War change the way we see what the war was about? I would especially like to ask how Chapter 6 connects with this question.

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Obviously, the question posed related to a specific text.  All of your answers should be generated from that end.  Yet in a larger sense, the manner of commemorating any war helps to impact how we view it because it provides the lens through which reflection is filtered.  For example, when...

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Obviously, the question posed related to a specific text.  All of your answers should be generated from that end.  Yet in a larger sense, the manner of commemorating any war helps to impact how we view it because it provides the lens through which reflection is filtered.  For example, when we recognize and honor those that have died in a war, it helps us filter through the lens of how we perceive the war as an endeavor where many made the ultimate sacrifice.  In commemorating a war in a specific manner, we tend to focus out all of the other elements that might have been evident in the war and the other notions that might not have been as pleasant to remember.  The manner in which we commemorate is the manner in which we remember.

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