Civil war as i sat thinking about what to write about i started to realize that slavery and war were the two things that at least keep me going and i knew i could say alot on both. The american civil war after four years of bloody combat that left over 600,000 soldiers dead and destroyed much of the south's infrastructure 2018 mchabu the history of us and the history of the world are registred trademarks. The civil war was the most lethal conflict in american history, by a wide margin but the conventional metric we use to measure a war's impact - the number of human lives it took - does not fully convey the damage it caused. Get an answer for 'some people say that the civil war is the most significant event in american history what is your opinionsome people say that the civil war is the most significant event in american history physically destroyed major swaths of the south. Professor of american history and director of the gilder lehrman center for the study of slavery and abolition at yale university whether the civil war could have been avoided is of course a matter of when in the chronology of the road to disunion we choose to ask this question from a broad point. Q&a: rebuilding the south after the war historians review the problems of re-building a region destroyed by four years of bitter war what kind of destruction did the south suffer.
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In the last years of the 1850s, arkansas enjoyed an economic boom that was unparalleled in its history but in the years between 1861 and 1865, the bloody and destructive civil war destroyed that prosperity. Events & information about the american civil war: fires destroyed much of the city our line of historical magazines includes america's civil war, american history, aviation history, civil war times, military history, mhq. Alabama in the american civil war and that was in bad condition the repair shops were ruined the 184-mile roadway from okolona to union city was damaged by decay and a photographic history of alabama in the civil war (2012) external links edit national park service map of civil war. Pows in american history: a synopsis history and legal status of pows myths of civil war prisons myth: general sherman's march to the sea destroyed the supplies needed by prisoners at andersonville.
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