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History Honors164 Extra Credit Essay Women at War What caused the Civil War? There is no one answer that satisfies this question, instead a series of multiple answers and factors caused this memorable war in United States history. However, has anyone ever thought that women played a role of being a cause to the Civil War? Elizabeth Varon, a professor at University of Virginia emphasizes on women’s role to ignite tensions that cause the Civil War. Varon, projects her argument by conveying that women are responsible and have everything to do with the origins of the war. She reinforces her arguments by using the various novel published by female, underground railway case, and the central symbol of women during that period. Varon portrays gender and women, as the central theme of the origin of the war. Her argument seems well supported , however, her other claims seem to lack strength and emphasis, especially her introductory statement. Varon begins her arguments as “So what do women have to do with the origins of the war? The answer is: everything.” I disagree to this statement because the cause of the war cannot be blamed on the women. On the other hand, there is no specific and direct answer conveying the
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course HIST 164 taught by Professor Crimm during the Spring '08 term at Sam Houston State University.

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