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Running head: CIVIL WAR PAPER 1 Civil War Paper Sara Christensen HST/155 September 7, 2016 Neil Nommensen
CIVIL WAR PAPER 2 Civil War Paper Historian Shelby Foote said, “Any understanding of this nation has to be based . . . on an understanding of the Civil War. . . . The Civil War definitely opened us up to being what we, as a nation became, both good and bad. If the American character in the 20th century is to be understood, we must learn about the enormous civil catastrophe of the mid-19th century. It was the crossroads of our very foundation and being” (Burns & Burns, 1990). He stated that any understanding of this nation, in reality, is really based on understanding the Civil War”….. We need to know what led up to the civil war. This was involvement with the European Wars and the Revolution that led to the independence of our country. The United States is a country based on Independence and freedom because of the Civil War; we would not be standing as strongly if slave men, and free men were divided. The United States is defined as a country of freedom for ALL, thanks to the Civil War. Leaving slavery behind in all history, and ending it in all states and their territories. It created freedom for all African Americans. Paving the way for equal rights to women as well as African Americans also,

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