This article is about how the Civil War changed America forever. First, it brought slavery to an end. Slavery ended with the ratification of the thirteenth amendment. Second, it showed Americans that fighting a civil war is not the way to go. After the Civil War and Reconstruction, the South began to develop industries along with the farming for which it was known. It states how the generals lives were after the war as well.
In this article you will learn the different battles, where they took place, and when they happened from the American Civil War. There are battles such as the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Raymond. The author states, "The Civil War consisted of nearly 10,500 battles, engagements, and other military actions including nearly 50 major battles and about 100 others that had major significance." This article will help you find great evidence for the Civil War battlefields.
In this article you will learn the different Union generals that were apart of the Civil War from 1860 to 1865. The author states, "There were many important Union generals during the American Civil War." Some, like Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Ulysess S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman are household names. They, along with many generals and commanders, both major and minor, were the commanders that led the troops and helped decide the outcome of most civil war battles.
The article is about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky. At the age of 25 he married Mary Todd and they had four sons together. The article states, "Only one made it to adulthood." On November 6, 1860, Lincoln won the presidential election without the support of a single Southern state. The Civil War with the opening bombardment of Fort Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12, 1861. In 1864, Lincoln ran again for President. After years of war, he feared he would not win. March 4, 1865, he set the tone he intended to take when the war finally ended. His one goal, he said, was “lasting peace among ourselves.” He called for “malice towards none” and “charity for all.” The war ended only a month later. On April 14, 1865, while attending a play at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by Confederate sympathizer, John Wilkes Booth.