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Civil War Presentation MELBA TATUM DECEMBER 21, 2015
Quote from Shelby Foote
What do you think Foote meant in the passage quoted above? How does the Civil War define the United States? According to Holman (2005) website, the quote that Foote said, meant that bloody and hard-fought battles to life. And when Foote’s said, “The Civil War defined us as what we are”, I believe he mean that one day like today (12/21/15) that we will be a strong country due to the Civil War.
If the Southern generals like Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were so brilliant, and if the South lose fewer men than the North, why did the North win? According to "How The South Could Have Won The Civil War: The Fatal Errors That Led To The Confederate Defeat" (2012), “three men more than any others determined the outcome of the American Civil War— the Confederacy’s president, Jefferson Davis, and two generals, Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Jackson figured out almost

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