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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

It is interesting to note that the South possessed a majority of the major ports in the United States which brought in 75% of the tariff revenue that the U.S. government collected [a big reason for...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2015 12:37 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The Civil War had a big impact on the American people. One impact is that it split families. There were families who had members fighting on both sides of the war. Some of these divided families...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2015 8:05 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The Civil War (1861–1865) was, in many respects, the first modern war. Modern warfare is fueled by strong economies, but that of the agricultural South was found lacking. Although the South's...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2020 6:39 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Socially, the war was quite dynamic for both sides. African Americans in the South were freed after the war, and by the end of Reconstruction, they had gained citizenship. Many African Americans in...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2020 2:18 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Although the Civil War marks a transition between the Old South and the New South, the transition is much more of a work-in-progress than a complete break. It should also be noted that the South...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2017 11:28 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The eminent historian Shelby Foote once said that, in the aftermath of the Civil War, the United States was no longer referred to as "are," but "is." In other words, the United States was now, for...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2019 10:50 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The outcome of the Civil War (1861–1865) provided a definitive answer to two issues which had haunted the United States in general and the South in particular. The first of these was whether or not...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2020 12:55 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Physically, many of the cities of the South were destroyed, as were many plantations. This was sometimes as a result of battles and sometimes, as in the case of General Sherman's march through...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2017 10:59 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The Civil War was perhaps the greatest change agent in US history. Economically, the war opened the eyes of everyone to the importance of the railroad. Railroads helped the North win the war by...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2019 6:07 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Longhorn cattle were raised in Texas since the time it was part of Mexico. Once Mexico became independent in the 1830s, the cattle were left behind, and cattle raising became a way of life. During...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2019 2:10 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Industrialism took off and fueled the economy after the Civil War. Industrialists invested in factories. They also invested in infrastructure, especially railroads, to connect markets across the...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2020 8:35 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

One of the many disputes that led to the Civil War concerned federalism. There was a fundamental disagreement regarding how much power the federal government should have over the states and their...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2017 3:38 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Discussing this question in a broader historical context is important. The existence of civil liberties requires that people be free to live their lives as they see fit. Prior to and during the...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2018 3:41 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Former slaves had a very rough life after the Civil War. Many continued to work on plantations for low wages, as it was what they knew and what was available to them. This led to sharecropping,...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2019 12:24 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

There was much in way of dreams and expectations that each group of people possessed at the end of the Civil War. Victorious Northerners set their sights on being able to expand businesses into...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2010 10:45 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Perhaps the most important changes to occur as a result of the Civil War was the passage of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution. The Thirteenth, passed while the...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2012 3:30 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

American cities had been undergoing a metamorphosis of sorts since the Industrial Revolution found its way across the pond in the form of Samuel Slater and the plans he memorized for a textile...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2012 4:00 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

In my mind, the critical legacy of the Civil War was to bring about the recognition of different narratives in America. The Southern experience for Americans, particularly African- Americans, was...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2009 9:17 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Much of what fueled the growth of industry was the war itself. At one time the Union had over one million men in the armed forces--all of these men needed to be equipped and armed, and due to...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2016 6:39 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The American Civil War was one of the most seminal events in American history. It had far-reaching impact on people, places, and society. Impact of the war on natural landscape Because of the war...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2017 10:00 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The Civil War (1861–1865) is known as the bloodiest war in American history. It is also remembered for the Gettysburg Address and the end of slavery. It is less well-known for the enormous damage...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2019 10:29 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

As the Civil War had been fought largely on Southern soil, the victorious North didn't need to engage in the task of rebuilding. In the South, however, it was a very different story. There, the...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2019 5:54 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

In many ways, the Civil War was a cumulation of the many compromises that had been delaying such a conflict since the country's founding. From the very birth of the United States, there had been a...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2019 4:33 am UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The Civil War, fought between the United States and the newly formed Confederate States of America from 1861-1865 eradicated what Southerners often referred to as "our way of life". Wealthy...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2013 8:49 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The Cold War was a competition between two competing ideologies. The communists, led by the Soviet Union, proposed that capitalism exploited the lower class working citizens and that wealth should...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2016 4:51 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The effects of the Cold War are vast and multidimensional. After the fall of the Soviet Union and of Communist Eastern Europe in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Soviet Union suffered an...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2017 9:15 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

Both the North and the South were changed by the Civil War. In the North, the change was more subtle, save for the physical destruction that resulted from battles at locations like Gettysburg. By...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2013 11:50 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

The growth of the Titans of Industry or Robber Barons in Post Civil War America vastly impacted the nation. The massive proliferation of wealth generated the most evident realities of class in the...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2010 6:25 pm UTC

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Aftermath and Impacts of the Civil War

In the decade after the Civil War, there burgeoned a robust economic expansion which raised America's economy to become the most powerful one in the world, an expansion effected by cultural,...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2015 3:47 am UTC

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