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Unformatted text preview: How was the Civil War a revolutionary event that radically changed America Socially, Politically, and economically? Socially: The change from these united states to the United States. A Virginian was now an American. Freedom of the slaves that were now civilians Slavery was the whole social structure in the south now it has to be reconstructed with a mixed black and white population. 25% of the young men in the south had died in the war. The baby makers Page 38 has all the numbers The North saw the south and it views as a counter revolution that was not allowing the north to move forward in its social morals, ideas, and economic views, (northern revolution). Politically: After the war the south was very weak politically. Blacks were now allowed hold office Political power was very unbalanced and shifted to the north. Presidential power did not return back to the south for some years Economically: The north declared total war and destroyed the south’s cotton based economy, by physically destroying...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course HU 445 taught by Professor Jung during the Spring '10 term at Milwaukee School of Engineering.
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