Introduction The following essay is a summary of the address delivered by Abraham Lincoln during the time he was dedicating the cemetery of Gettysburg during the American civil war 1863. The speech came just after the war with the belief of transcendentalism which came upon with Henry, Ralph, Margaret and other members in a club. […]

The Antebellum Era in the American South lasted roughly seventy-five years, beginning in the late eighteenth century and ending with the outbreak of the Civil War. During this time, Southern society was deeply divided by wealth. Only 0.1 percent of whites owned more than 100 slaves, while 76.1 percent owned none at all. Even so, […]

The Emancipation Proclamation was one of the most important historic moments in the history of the United States. This document was created by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. At this time, slavery had been abolished in most of the world and was considered cruel by most countries. However, the United States had major […]

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is well known as one of the Great Emancipator in United States history and The Emancipation Proclamation is one of the most highly criticized and analyzed documents of his Presidency. On the surface the proclamation granted the freedom of every slave in the Confederate States of […]

On January 1st, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation as the nation approached its third year of the Civil war. The proclamation declared “that all persons held as slaves, within the rebellious states are, and henceforward shall be free.” But the Emancipation Proclamation was limited in many ways, it only applied states that […]

Slavery was brought to the United States in the year 1619. When twenty African slaves boarded a Dutch ship, sailed across the Atlantic and eventually made landfall in Jamestown Virginia. Despite the resources slavery brought to America in the 1620s, when technology such as the cotton gin was created Americans started becoming entitled, and slavery […]

The issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation was largely influenced by Abraham Lincoln’s negative opinion of slavery, however he was also under pressure from his peers and the slave owners of the United States as well. The President expressed his dislike for the concept of slavery in documents and speeches more than thirty years before the […]

The presidential election of 2016 between democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump was a barbarous and crude feud between not only the nominees but the citizens of the United States. This race was touted as one of the most hostile and cut-throat contests for the presidency, from the back and forth social […]

The United States Presidential Election of 1860 main issue was slavery and states’ rights. In the spring of 1860 the Democratic Party met in Charleston, South Carolina. A disagreement over the parties stand on slavery had many southern states withdraw candidates. In Baltimore of June 18-23, they met for a second time with a split […]

Lincoln, the 16th president of the US, is renowned for his role in leading the nation through the Civil War, abolishment of slavery, modernization of the economy and stabilization of the US federal government. This paper aims to provide a brief history of Abraham Lincoln’s life as well as a comprehensive analytic review of the […]

I argue that Lincoln performed everything in his power and to the best of his abilities, to abolish slavery and redirect the nation’s opinion of it. Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States. He was also known as Honest Abe. Unlike most presidents, Lincoln’s family was not rich or well educated. However, […]

President Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States of America. He was elected in the year 1860, beating out Stephen A. Douglas in the election of 1860. Lincoln would be the first republican president the country would ever have. He would have Hannibal Hamlin as his Vice President during his first term as […]

I chose this event since this time in history was a turning point in America. Prior to President Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862, slavery was a huge trade in the United States. But Abraham Lincoln’s main goal was to unite both halves of the Union. Since the entire purpose of […]

Abraham Lincoln is a very known individual that simply started off as a self-taught lawyer then worked his way up to be the United States sixteenth president. He was born on February 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky. His schooling was very limited, and he also had to work to constantly support his family. Later […]

On April 15, 1865 at 7:22am America lost one of the greatest Presidents in all history. President Abraham Lincoln assassinated by one single bullet shot behind the left ear by a young man named, John Wilks Booth. John Wilks Booth a young American actor followed into the steps of his father, Julius Brutus Booth one […]

Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution, by James M. McPherson, is a novel that is a compilation of seven separate essays created from papers and lectures that McPherson fabricated on his own. Due to the usage of these seven essays on the same subject, the novel creates some redundancy. Nevertheless, this gives McPherson the […]

Abraham Lincoln was one of the most influential politicians in history, however, his assassination in the year 1865 pulled the whole country into grief. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the U.S. and entered office before the Civil War. He was elected due to his trustworthiness, superior intellectual knowledge, and humanity. During his presidency, […]

William Tecumseh Sherman was a Union general during the Civil War, playing a crucial role in the victory over the Confederate States and becoming one of the most famous military leaders in U.S. history. The logistical brilliance on fiery display during Sherman’s March to the Sea from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia, then north into the […]

The Battle of Gettysburg fought from July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. Where Confederate forces led by General Robert E. Lee and the Union army led by General George Meade. The battle left more than 51,000 wounded, killed, captured, or claimed to miss. The […]

The Battle of Gettysburg is one of the most important engagement in the history of the Civil War. The battle lasted 3 days, resulting with the Confederate Army losing against the Union. This battle has been a great lesson we have learned and applied in today’s Military. Knowing the capabilities, strengths and resources of our […]

The Battle of Gettysburg lasted from July 1st through the 3rd. The commander of the Confederate army was Robert E. Lee. Lee’s plan was to strike through the North, and make his way to Washington D.C for a peaceful negotiation, and therefore the end of the war. He had already had a failed attempt at […]

On July 1st General George Meade learns the armies were engaged at Gettysburg and learns Gen. John Reynolds was killed. Meade sends word to Major General Winfield S. Hancock and wants him head to Gettysburg and assume command of the 1st, 3rd and the 11th corps. He arrives at to find General Howard, commander of […]

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought from July 1 to July 3 in 1863 and is considered the most important battle of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his Army from Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863. Following this victory for […]

INTRODUCTION Before the Battle of Gettysburg, General Robert E. Lee and his Confederate soldiers were blocking the path to Virginia. Lee’s army stayed along Rappahannock River and they were soon faced with Union troops desperate to cross. The Union general at the time was Joe Hooker, who replaced Ambrose Burnside after he failed at Fredericksburg. […]

The Civil War, also known as the War Between the States, began in 1861. (Civil War, 2009) There was conflict between the northern and south states. The northern states did not believe in slavery as the southern states believed. They wanted it abolished. Tensions mounted between these two territories and thus began the Civil War. […]

The 3-day Battle of Gettysburg went down as the largest and bloodiest battle to take place in the Western hemisphere, and also as the High Water Mark of the Confederacy, since it was a key component to the Confederacy’s defeat. Despite the odds, and advice from his fellow commanders, General Robert E. Lee devised a […]

Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address at the Solder’s national cemetery on November 13, 1863 (Biography.com). Lincoln did not attend much school growing up. He mostly learned everything he knew from reading books. His parents recalled him walking miles just to get another book he could read (Biography.com). When he got older he decided that […]

On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave his famous speech, and possibly the most memorable speech of all time, the Gettysburg address. He held his speech at the site of the bloodiest battle in the civil war, where more than 51 thousand casualties were shared between the Confederate and Union army (American Battlefield Trust, 2018). […]

The African Americans of today come from a line of great men and women, with great minds and great skills backing up their present lives. African Americans also brought about the creation of a great many technology before they were freed from the slavery imposed upon them by the Whites in the America. The inventors […]

After the Revolutionary War the young United States of America was looking to change its ways. As a now independent Nation they looked to set their own identity. One of the things they did was in 1807 they ended what was known as the African Slave Trade. The end of the African Slave Trade was […]

The Civil War is one of the most important events in the history of the United States of America. It had many important repercussions which went on to have a deep and long lasting impact on the nation. After four years of a cruel battle, from 1861-1865, between a divided nation of the North and […]

The American Civil War is the first real modern war in America. Most of the technology and weaponry used in the Civil War can be traced back to the Industrial Revolution era. The Industrial Revolution was a time of profound transformation that resulted in new manufacturing processes. It was a time of intense change that […]

The Civil War is one of the most crucial events that shaped the course of American history, and its outcome had a significant impact on the development of the country that is today the United States of America as we know it. We could have been a divided nation where slavery would have still been […]

The civil war was a major point in American history. It was the breaking point of the United States of America and determined the future of America. Imagine the Union army not winning the American Civil War, where would America be today? Understanding the causes that led to the Civil War and the outcome it […]

Propaganda used during the Civil War Propaganda was used before and during the American Civil War by the North and the South to change public opinion. It affected the way people saw each other and the two sides of the story regarding the war. This is because it made the other side seem wrong and […]

The Civil war impacted the world by creating challenges such as death, racism, and things that did not have a solution because of the lack of supplies that was provided. The things and people such as Abraham Lincoln, Jim Crows, and War Soldiers took a big part in the Civil War Because of their choices […]

In his second inaugural address in March 1865, Abraham Lincoln looked back at the beginning of the Civil War four years earlier. All knew, he said, that slavery was somehow the cause of the war (Brinkley, 372). Barely any historians question the fundamental actuality of Lincoln’s announcement, however they have differed strongly about whether slavery, […]

The American Civil War was the war fought between the Union (North) and the Confederacy (South) within the United States. The war erupted after years worth of conflicts between the two sides. Eventually, the Union was able to take the victory home, which ultimately united both sides. If the South would have taken the victory, […]

In view of this, the battle was also heightened by a combination of several sociopolitical circumstances. Secession. The split between the southern states and the northern states became evident when the southern decided to disaffiliate (“Civil war”). However, the president responded that the decision had no logical backing, making it illegal to separate and form […]

When Americans think of African-Americans in the deep south before the Civil War, the first image that comes to mind is one of slavery. However, many African-Americans secured their freedom and lived in a state of semi-freedom even before slavery was abolished by war. Free blacks lived in all parts of the United States, but […]

America has compressed the probabilities and continued as a multiracial and multicultural, and become the most powerful nation in the world. Diversity is a treasure of this country and unity is the countrys strength. The United States of America has a long and brief history of its independence. The economic development helped the country to […]

The civil war was one of the biggest events our nation edured. Four years of gruesome battle over freedom and equality. It changed our nation and it changed us. The war itself started in 1861 on April 12th. However the issues of the civil war started long before that. The consequences would last centuries. In […]

During the American Civil War, both sides of the conflict had very different strategical approaches. There were important differences in ideas on both sides1. Both the Confederacy and the Union had developed strategies that in their minds would best achieve their political goals. The Confederacy sought after independence while the Union wanted the states to […]

The U.S. Civil War began on April 12, 1861 in Fort Sumter, South Carolina. There were several events that led up to this battle. Three major causes of the U.S. Civil War include slavery, states rights, and the abolitionist movement. The future of slavery created a consuming issue that prompted the disturbance of the union. […]

Decades of growing political tension around the issue of slavery between North and South culminated in the form of Civil War on April 12, 1861 when Confederate artillery opened fire on Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina which belonged to the Federal government. The war was fought from 1861 to 1865. It was a conflict […]

The Civil War was a major discussion in the Rio Grande Valley such as like financially, socially, and politically. Mexicans Americans were among the first to wage war for the Confederacy, and were among the last to surrender. Cotton being the South’s most attractive product, the South’s cotton exports were the all-important to its funding […]

Was the Civil War certain, or could it have been evaded? Was slavery the only, or even the primary, cause of the war? Were other factors similar or more significant? The “irrepressible conflict” argument was the first to dominate historical debate. Henry Wilson’s History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power (1872“1877) was […]

Slavery is a tough time in history for Americans to look back on, but it doesn’t mean we get to erase it from history. Beginning in the mid-1600s the enslavement of African Americans began. Slave owners were brutal and stripped their slaves of their humanity. As the Northern part of the country began to thrive […]

Games During the Civil War The Civil War was a time of hardship, struggle, and sometimes boredom for soldiers of both the North and the South. All of the hardships that were endured during the Civil War caused many soldiers to find distractions to steer their attention away from the negative effects of the war, […]

President Abraham Lincoln was very impactful man who had a legacy throughout our nation, and the Civil War, during his election, speeches, writings, tactics, and even his death. Right after Abraham Lincoln was elected into office, the southern states seceded. His election did have an effect on this event. The southerners believed that a Republican […]

The Civil War took place between April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865. The Confederate fired at Fort Sumter in South Carolina in Charlestons Harbor that was the beginning of four long years. Both the North and South now had to prepare for the war ahead. Once America gained its independence from Britain the North […]

Why soldiers fought in civil war? What motivates them to do so? Why are they so motivated to fight for the country risking their life and familys future? These were the question raised by his students during the visit of battle field. These questions led him to search for the answer and publish in his […]

Women nurses, though small, impacted the civil war greatly. The small quantity of women in the nursing role is solely a repercussion of the views society had on women. They were seen as working women viewed as objects of pity. Due to the domestic roles women filled in their homes they were seen as inadequate […]

Identification and Evaluation of Sources This investigation will explore the question, “To what extent did African Americans play a service role during the American Civil War?” It will focus the perspective of African Americans during the American Civil War, 1861 through 1865. Many know how greatly the American Civil War affected African Americans, but how […]

Abraham Lincolns election of 1860 was that start to something new and very different for the nation. Lincoln, former member of the Whig party but now a member of the republican party, understood how divided the union was and believed it was his duty to keep the union together, at all costs. Although this election […]

The Civil War of 1861 to 1865, was the premise of a change that would forever alter the face of a diverged country. The conflict between the North and the South involved problems starting with militia precursors, to moral and economic struggles. The Civil War would not be understood without being recorded through the words […]

The Civil War is a war that is taught about in every school throughout the United States of America, no matter if its the first grade or your senior year of college, youve heard about it every year in school since kindergarten in some form or another. The nation split into two parts. the Union […]

The Civil War is indisputably a significant event in American history. As we know, the war was mainly fought over the dividing issue of slavery with the North opposed to slavery while the South for it. Of course, the Civil War was a result of a series of events. With the invention of the Cotton […]

Two important names that will forever be linked with the American Civil War are Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. The rivalry of these two men is surrounded by pivotal moments in the history of the United States. Though the two men differed in almost every aspect of their lives, they also shared several […]

Ever wonder how people back then got their information needed to figure out who their enemies or who were the ones that went behind their back? Well you see back then people didnt get their information needed off the internet or from any electronic sources. Instead how most people got their information was through people […]

Historically war has proven to be an excellent facilitator in the spread of disease. War takes advantage of the crowded unsanitary conditions wounded soldiers are placed in. The movement of sick troops from one base to another spreads any infectious diseases from person to person often unexpectedly. The American Civil War was no exception to […]

From April 12, 1861 to May 9, 1865, the civil war had a lasting impact on the North and the South and their individual attitudes towards slavery. This idea is evident in a series of letters that were gathered from that period. The first letter was written by James Henry Gooding, a Massachusetts Black Corporal […]

Today, many people are blessed with the growing advancement of the medical field and put many of its perks to use whether its antibiotics or major surgeries. Some may find it hard to believe, but nearly two centuries ago, people did not have the same privileges that are offered today. The American Civil War was […]

As of today the United States remains the most dominate country for a variety of reasons. We have been involved in a handful events on our own soil and also across the world. Those events range from the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, to the Korean War and beyond. Each of these events have had […]

On June 29, 1863, a spy from the Confederate army watches the movement of the Union army. He rode his horse to inform Gen. James Longstreet of the Unions position, surprising Longstreet, who did not know that the Union army was so close to him, about 200 miles of where he was. Gen. Jeb Stuart […]

Women have not always had a life with equal rights, men usually had most of the power and had more rights than women. Especially during the Civil War where women would mostly not be able to play a part in. Men were the ones who played the big roles, such as fighting and even nursing. […]

The bloodiest of wars in American History began in the Battle of Fort Sumter on April 12 of 1861 in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Many Americans faced uncertainty as the first battle of many launched a bloody four year war between the North and South or better known as the United States of America and […]

When it comes to the evaluation of the significance of the Civil War, many tend to put emphasis on the relationship between the races as well as the desire of one party, the Confederacy, to maintain the preferred social order, namely slavery. However, there is another kind of relations that is often overlooked when it […]

Before the Civil War started, the effectiveness of hospitals in America wasnt the best, but as the war waged on, they slowly got better and more efficient. Before the succession of South Carolina, its Medical Department consisted of 30 surgeons that were ranked major, a general surgeon that was ranked colonel, and 84 assistant surgeons […]

With African Americans leaving the gathering of Lincoln and white Southerners grasping it, the waiting stun waves from the Civil War, in the long run, drove the gatherings to reconstitute themselves in various ways that are still discussed today. Some say the prime reason for the Civil War was social rights, others say it was […]

The American Film, Glory of 1989, is based on the actual historical story, of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, seen through the eyes of the commanding officer Gould Shaw who was a white officer during the American Civil War. The story is told by Kevin Jarre the author of Glory who was walking in Boston […]