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  Origins of the American Civil War - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The origins of the American Civil War lay in the complex issues of slavery, expansionism, sectionalism, and political party politics of the Antebellum Period.
Before the American Civil War, the Constitution provided the basis to define the terms in which debate over the future of government would continue, and had been able to regulate conflicts of interest and conflicting visions for the new, rapidly expanding nation.
The resolution of this sectional conflict – culminating in the American Civil War – was perhaps the nation's principal social revolution, a watershed in the rise of modern industrial society in the United States.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Origins_of_the_American_Civil_War   (11824 words)

  
 Stalin's Great Terror: Origins and Consequences
Our country, Russia, saw three civil wars in the space of 20 years and then was forced to bear the burden of a world war.
It was a war in which the revolutionary masses rose up against those who, with the help of foreign interventionists, were trying to retain their privileges.
But for the third civil war, the phenomena we refer to as the Great Purges, it is impossible to find an appropriate historical analogy.
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  Causes and Origins - American Civil War
American history 1861—1865: U.S. Civil War was a conflict between the Abraham Lincoln led Union and 11 southern states that formed CSA - the Confederate States of America, led by Jefferson Davis.
The exhibit at The American Civil War Center begins with a simple gold balance, initiating the visitor on a winding path through America's history and the 10,000-square-foot exhibit "In the Cause of Liberty." The balance symbolizes the precarious position in which ideals rested throughout its first decades of existence.
Churchill stated that the war between the North and South was one of the most unpreventable wars in history.
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  American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a bitter sectional conflict that began after southern states of the United States declared their secession from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America.
The causes of the war, the reasons for the outcome, and even the name of the war itself, are subjects of much controversy, even today.
As James McPherson observed "The profound irony of the Civil War was that Confederate and Union soldiers...
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 Origins of the American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The origins of the American Civil War lay in the complex issues of politics, competing understandings of federalism, slavery, expansionism, sectionalism, economics, and modernization in the Antebellum period.
On the eve of the Civil War, the United States was a nation divided into three distinct regions: New England and the Northeast had a rapidly growing industrial and commercial economy and an increasing density of population, fed by large numbers of European immigrants, especially Irish, British and German.
The war appeared to be a stark moral conflict in which the South was to blame, a conflict that arose as a result of the designs of slave power.
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 American Civil War - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a war between the United States Federal government (the "Union") and eleven Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis.
The causes of the war, the reasons for its outcome, and even the name of the war itself are subjects of lingering controversy even today.
The main results of the war were the restoration and strengthening of the Union, and the end of slavery in the United States.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (12133 words)

  
 Origins of the American Civil War at AllExperts
On the eve of the Civil War, the United States was a nation divided into three distinct regions: New England and the Northeast had a rapidly growing industrial and commercial economy and an increasing density of population, fed by large numbers of European immigrants, especially Irish, British and German.
Before the Civil War, a number of factors helped mitigate the sectional tensions, enabling the union to survive episodes such as the Nullification Crisis.
Before the Civil War, the stability of the two-party system was traditionally a unifying force.
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 THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
The American Civil War was a bitter sectional conflict within the United States of America after 11 southern states declared their secession from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America following the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln.
The origins of the American Civil War lay in the complex issues of slavery, politics, disagreements over the scope of States' rights versus federal power, expansionism, sectionalism, mob wars, economics, modernization, and competing nationalism of the Antebellum period.
Civil War Band Collection: 1st Brigade Band of Brodhead, Wisconsin A digital collection of first person narrative accounts from Wisconsin soldiers and citizens, documenting their wartime experiences.
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 American Civil War -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war between the United States of America, called the Union, and the Confederate States of America, formed by eleven Southern states that had declared their secession from the Union.
The origins of the American Civil War lay in the complex issues of slavery, politics, disagreements over the scope of States' rights versus federal power, expansionism, sectionalism, economics, modernization, and competing nationalism of the Antebellum period.
One of the reasons that the U.S. Civil War wore on as long as it did and the battles were so fierce was that most important generals on both sides had formerly served in the United States Army—some, including Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, during the Mexican-American War between 1846 and 1848.
www.psychcentral.com /psypsych/American_Civil_War   (7904 words)

  
 Origins of "Doughboy"
Sources like these clearly put to rest both the oft-stated proposition that doughboy as we mean it here was first applied in the Civil War and also the wilder suggestion that the usage was somehow a creation of the noted "Cavalry Couple", General and Mrs.
Clearly from the number of Civil War citations that can be identified, the term became known to a much wider audience because of the size and scope of the later conflict.
More research on the uniforms of the earlier war is needed; if it is discovered that such buttons were not part of the foot soldiers' uniform in the Mexican-American War the Button Theory would be effectively undermined.
www.worldwar1.com /dbc/origindb.htm   (1998 words)

  
 THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
The American Civil War was a bitter sectional conflict within the United States of America after 11 southern states declared their secession from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America following the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln.
The origins of the American Civil War lay in the complex issues of slavery, politics, disagreements over the scope of States' rights versus federal power, expansionism, sectionalism, mob wars, economics, modernization, and competing nationalism of the Antebellum period.
As James McPherson observed "The profound irony of the Civil War was that Confederate and Union soldiers...
www.solarnavigator.net /history/american_civil_war.htm   (7577 words)

  
 American Civil War
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war between the United States of America, called the Union, and the Confederate States of America, formed by eleven Southern states that had declared their secession from the Union.
The causes of the war, the reasons for the outcome, and even the name of the war itself, are subjects of much controversy, even today.
The origins of the American Civil War lay in the complex issues of slavery, politics, disagreements over the scope of States' rights versus federal power, expansionism, sectionalism, economics, modernization, and competing nationalism of the Antebellum period.
www.tagate.com /wars/page/american.shtml   (2005 words)

  
 American Civil War in the News - Confederacy vs Union 1861-1865
American Civil War in the News is a edited review of American Civil War related news and articles, providing 1861-1865 era history.
American history 1861—1865: U.S. Civil War was a conflict between the Abraham Lincoln led Union and 11 southern states that formed CSA - the Confederate States of America, led by Jefferson Davis.
Although the articles linked from American Civil War in the News are reviewed and hand-picked, they do not necessarily represent the views of the editor, who is also not responsible for the content of any external Internet sites.
civilwar.cloudworth.com   (1161 words)

  
 American Civil War Game Club (ACWGC) Forum - Origins of the American Civil War
If the original American ideal of federalism and constitutionalism had survived to 1860, the South would not have needed to.
Before the war, Lincoln himself had pledged to leave slavery intact, to enforce the fugitive slaves laws, and to support an amendment that would forever guarantee slavery where it then existed.
Alleged grievances in regard to slavery were originally the causes for the separation of the cotton States; but the mask has been thrown off, and it is apparent that the people of the principal seceding States are now for commercial independence.
www.wargame.ch /board/acw/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=11437&REPLY_ID=50861   (1990 words)

  
 Civil Warriors
I share the general unhappiness with the decision to renovate the state’s most important research library in such a way that it actually hobbles the ability of scholars to conduct research.
In 1879 General William T. Sherman remarked that, although he had known Ulysses S. Grant for years, “to me he is a mystery, and I believe he is a mystery to himself.” Over the last quarter-century many authors have claimed to have solved or at least shed fresh light on the mystery of Grant.
The war itself is the jumping-off point, but conversations at Civil Warriors engage the craft of history, the heritage industry around the war, and the very nature of historical memory.
civilwarriors.net /wordpress   (2295 words)

  
 Welcome to Caliver Books
CIVIL WAR, The: Vol I) FORT SUMTER TO PERYVILLE: Shelby Foot.
CIVIL WAR, The: Vol II) FREDERICKSBURG TO MERIDIAN: Shelby Foot.
CIVIL WAR, The: Vol III) RED RIVER TO APPOMATTOX: Shelby Foot.
www.caliverbooks.com /catviewer.php?cat=19th&subcat=40&subcode=D   (735 words)

  
 American Civil War information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a bitter sectional conflict that began after southern states of the United States tried to secede from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America.
1.3 Slavery as a cause of the War
The origins of the American Civil War lay in the complex issues of slavery, politics, disagreements over the scope of States' rights, Manifest Destiny, sectionalism, economic competition, modernization, and competing nationalisms of the Antebellum period.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The American Civil War (Origins of Modern War S.): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The American Civil War (1861-65) was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today.
The American Civil War was the bloodiest war of the 19th century and its impact continues to be felt today.
It examines every aspect of the origins of the conflict and addresses such key questions as whether it was an avoidable tragedy or a necessary catharsis for a divided nation, how far slavery was an issue, and why the conflict errupted into violence, but did not escalate into world war.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0582491789   (537 words)

  
 American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johnston surrendered his troops to Sherman shortly thereafter in Durham, North Carolina at a family farmhouse known as Bennett Place.
Napoléon III proposed to offer mediation in January 1863, but this was dismissed by Seward.
Confederate offers late in the war to end slavery in return for recognition were not seriously considered by London or Paris.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_civil_war   (7610 words)

  
 American Civil War at AllExperts
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a sectional conflict in the United States between the Federal government ("Union") and 11 southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis.
The causes of the war, the reasons for the outcome, and even the name of the war itself, are subjects of lingering controversy, even today.
The immediate causes of secession and war were the issue of slavery in the territories and the election of Abraham Lincoln, which signaled the end of Southern control over the federal government.
en.allexperts.com /e/a/am/american_civil_war.htm   (11171 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a major war between the United States (the "Union") and eleven Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis.
1.3.2 Slavery as a cause of the war
When the Civil War began, neither civil rights nor voting rights for fls were stated as goals by the North; they became important afterward during Reconstruction.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=American_Civil_War   (10513 words)

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