Running head: SOCIAL WELFARE DEVELOPMENT1British Influence on The Civil War Social WelfareNameCourse Date(Word count 1508)
SOCIAL WELFARE DEVELOPMENT 2Introduction to British influence to civil war 1865-1900The American civil war broke in 1861 and extended to up to 1865. It was a war between the North and South States resulting from the long-standing controversy about the enslavement of the black people. Reynolds, D. (2013). Points out that the main reason behind Britain involvement in the American Civil war was mainly economic interest. In the mid of the 19th century, vast of the world's cotton was produced within the southern state of America.Most of the British influence in America occurred between eras between 1500 to 1662. During the civil war (1861-1865). The British were generally numb. The United States also paid little attention to their foreign affairs during the periods of 1865-1900 and generally little influence on international politics and British.During the civil war Britain generally remained numb as in order to avoid any war. Any foreign nation that aided the rebellious states would be pledging an act of war and terror against united states. On May 1861, just after the civil war broke out, Queen Victoria gave proclamation indicating the neutral standing of Great Britain's stand on the civil war and the United States' general domestic affairs.Historical background about the social welfare of the American
SOCIAL WELFARE DEVELOPMENT 3Reconstruction was an era from 1865 after the civil war and aimed at collecting the effects of the war. Abraham Lincoln had announced moderate plans for the reconstruction after the civil war which up to 1877 following his assassination.The Gilded era was characterized by a rapid economic boom, especially to the North and West. The Gilded Age by A Tale of Today (1873), the period is satirized as an era of serious social problems. Lucier, P. (2012).The progressive era was a period of extensive economic growth, political reforms and social activism spanning 1990's to 1920s where the country grappled with problems of industrialization and urbanization just before the great depressionEconomy social welfareUnited States economic social welfare grew relatively faster than the countries in westernEurope. By the end of 1900, the United States controlled one half of the world's production capacity. Reynolds, D. (2013) attested that the Us, Economy overtook Great Britain both in coal production and also in iron and steel production. The entire period from 1873 become to what was known as the Long depression in western Europe.