There were tensions between the pro-slavery supporters and anti-slavery advocators. Through the Kansas-Nebraska act that allowed the state of Kansas to decide whether to become a free state or a slave state,…
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The confederates lost the war because it was outclassed militarily by the north. Though it had strong generals by the book, they failed to mount an offensive that could defeat the commitment of the Northern forces. The North had a strong Navy to put blockades ion river ways and southern seaports. In terms of size, the south was not able to provide a force as big as the north (Bancroft and Nye 32).
Dependency on the north for economic progress was also a weakness well exploited by the North. They had industries to produce finished goods and also make weapons. The South did not have many industries with huge economic capabilities. They even had to import their weapons and some of the finished goods.
Black men serving in both the union and confederate forces had reduced roles with most of them helping in labor positions. There was the initial fear of arming black men especially in the south where they still remained slaves. They also served as nurses, blacksmiths and cooks in the army. More advanced military roles executed by the blacks included spying and scouting.
The use of the black men was not widespread because the white men did not approve of their capabilities. Together with continuous racial discrimination, black men were termed inferior by fellow white men who even failed to train or equip them adequately. The black soldiers serving in the war also received lower payments for their services. The captured black soldiers received harsher punishment than the white prisoners of war.
The objective of reconstruction was to make the rebel states come back to the union as well as help freedmen integrate into the society. The political wave by some section intended for those rebel states to face punishment and be subjugated. The punishment occurred but not the subjugation. The goals of the punishment were also not achieved. There were many divided opinions regarding the course of action that hampered the plan (Bancroft and
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This book was created by Conlin, a professor who teaches American history in American colleges, in the year 2009 and revised up to eight times (Conlin, 2010). It attempts to explain the theses statement by providing several details concerning the country’s early history.
Though the war was very extensive and deadly, its cause has never been fully established. Some people attribute it to slavery while others argue that it was necessitated by the economic differences between the North and the South, political factors especially the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1861 and a series of government policies at the time.
The signing of a peace treaty in September of 1783 in Paris successfully saw the successful conclusion of the American Revolution. The treaty served to confirm the state of complete separation of the new nation from the British Empire, which led to the United States assuming possession of most of the territories on the eastern side of River Mississippi and the southern side of the Great Lakes.
Indians first settled in America between 15, 000 and 40000 years ago even before the glaciers melted and submerged the land bridge between Asia and North America. Indians greatly depended on land as a valuable source of their food as well as hunting and fishing.
It was served as the first constitution. Government of the United States of America achieved several significant aspects under the articles of the confederation. On the other hand, there were several failures of government under this article of confederation.
In the Pacific, it was Commodore George Dewey who took the president’s orders as they sailed onto Philippines from Hong Kong to capture the whole of the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. With their victory, the country named Commodore George
Later, in the nineteenth century, after their discourse against British Imperialism, can the second wave of American Imperialism, which moved beyond the boundaries of their land to overtake other countries.
The Monroe Doctrine formed the basis of the American