CIVIL WAR LECTURE 8

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  EXPERIENCING WAR SECOND- -Most northerners never saw the war up close. -Northerners still felt the effects of the war  through the economy, casualty lists, and greater  contact with the federal government. -For northerners, psychological pain rather than  physical pain prevailed.
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  NORTHERN WOMEN -Women had to take over for the thousands of  men who joined the armies. -Women ran farms, worked in factories, and  helped keep the economy afloat. -Women forced to move beyond the roles  assigned to them in the antebellum period.
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NORTHERN WOMEN IN PUBLIC -Some women wanted to expand their own roles  by participating in the public sphere. -Women gave speeches, marched in parades, or  worked as nurses on the battlefield. -A few women actually dressed as men and 
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