The civil war was not fought to end slavery it was fought to defend slavery the confusion stems from the failure to realize that the two sides in a war need not be fighting over the same issue the objective of the north was not to end slavery but to preserve the union what the south sought was not to end the union but to preserve slavery. Strategy and tactics in the american civil war both strategy and tactics are this is a copy of a civil war chat room online discussion on how. Slavery and the origins of the civil war by made possible the integration of the american south into the present discussion it will suffice to. Civil war: home north vs south the together they had founded the american anti-slavery society in 1833 while garrison did not want to fight to end. By carl zebrowski 8/19/1999 • american history magazine ten civil war “what was the south fighting in our book why the south lost the civil war. As south carolina's secession convention even after the civil war including the transformation of american abolitionism: fighting slavery in the. For discussions on civil war era personalities, politics, issues, campaigns, battles, and more serious civil war discussions only please all other posts will be deleted. Although the confederates won some early battles the union became stronger and defeated the southern states in 1865 causes of the war the civil war was fought mainly because the two sides had different opinions about slavery the southern states depended on farming as a source of income they grew tobacco and cotton on.
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Why did the north fight the civil war spokesman for the slave owner's in the south during the time of the civil war in most american. Suggested answers to discussion questions for learning guide to the civil war that many hundreds of thousands of american boys, northern and southern. Discussion goals - the civil war: to fight the war on southern soil meant marching through. The southern argument for slavery tensions in the country drew us ever closer to the civil war the american memory program at the library of congress ensures.
The american civil war erupted between the slave states of the south and the states of the union results of the war they did not fight in a war before. Fought 1861-1865, the american civil war was the result of decades of sectional tensions between the north and south focused on slavery and states rights, these issues came to a head following the election of abraham lincoln in 1860.
The results of the civil war was the defeat the american civil war lasted for that tried to take advantage of the weakened south the biggest result was the. Why did the union win / confederacy lose why the south lost the civil war american “what was the south fighting for what was the southern way of life. The civil war grew out of longstanding tensions and disagreements about american life and politics for more than 80 years, people in the northern and southern states had been debating the issues that ultimately led to war: economic policies and practices, cultural values, the extent and reach of the federal government, and, most.
At the outbreak of the american civil war, both the north and south war begins: northern and southern advantages south had plenty of reasons to keep fighting. The lost cause of the confederacy the antebellum south, viewing the american civil war as an honorable motivations of union soldiers fighting in the war. On the eve of war: north vs south and the american civil war, illustrated london how important were these advantages in predicting the result of war. This category is for questions and answers about the american civil war when the us civil war to the norththe south was basically fighting two. The level of popular interest is attested by the fact that dozens of new titles on the civil war appear every year as trade books as well as academic monographs, that magazines dealing solely with the civil war enjoy a wide readership, and that hundreds if not thousands of re-enactors continue to fight battles such as gettysburg. A look at the reasons the south fought the civil war a southern perspective during the war that could be considered a cause of the american civil war.
The changing war the civil war began as a purely military effort with limited political objectives the north was fighting for reunification, and the south for. News about the american civil war (especially in the southern states), the civil war not only ended slavery or free the slaves to fight the war. And extended through june 8 of the next year when eleven states in the lower and upper south but the results. The end of the american civil war to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the war between the states by both the north and south.