Civil War Essay Topics

Why are African Americans at war

The idea of African Americans at war during the Civil War is an answer that can be found in the crescendo of abolitionist speeches. Freed blacks wished to be at war to free their brothers and sisters who were still slaves; they were at war for many reasons. The call to war could not have… View Article

Women in the Civil War

During the civil war, the contributions made by women both in the north and the south, though somewhat unheralded, were nonetheless significant. In fact many women were not contented with merely supporting the war efforts from the home front. Hundreds of them were actually with their armies in the battlefronts. Many were serving as field… View Article

Bloody civil war

The final two chapters of the novel, Ike tries to discover and understand the history of his own family and the way in which they had treated the blacks. He even attempts to make amendments to one of them, by sending some money. The brief chronicle that he finds of his family helps him reconstruct… View Article

The use of cooperating groups in teaching

Learning can be structured competitively, individually or cooperatively. Structure competitively, so that students work against each other. Individually, so that students work alone independently. Cooperatively, so that students work together in accomplishing shared learning goals. Recently, cooperative structure of teaching have earned wide acceptance due to its known positive gains. According to Johnson & Johnson… View Article

Civil War: The Second Revolution

The Civil War is one of the most integral events in American history. It was responsible in shaping the United States to its present political and social structure. It is definitely a war, but can it be considered as the country’s second revolution? Indeed, it is. This essay aims to discuss how and why the… View Article

The North and South of the Civil War

The United States Civil War started when civil unrest in the South led to political desires to secede from the Union. During a time of unrest due to slavery, the North and South were divided about which direction the nation should proceed. The North and South each had their own relative strengths and weaknesses such… View Article

What Caused Secession

With no doubt was the secession of the eleven southern states a very important event in our country’s history. Resulting in Civil War, which lasted four years, leaving over one-half million deaths, destruction, and great sectional hatred, has affected our country till today. The great question is what caused the southern states to secede? If… View Article

Economic Globalization and Civil War

Researchers Katherine Barbieri and Rafael Reuveny attempt through their study on economic globalization and civil war to find the relation, if any, between the effects of globalization and the occurrence of civil wars in developing countries. Their hypothesis is that globalization has positive effects on developing countries, causing them to have more stability and become… View Article

Reconstruction after the Civil War

Black political activity during the Reconstruction after the Civil War came from the experience of after war slavery or what was called servitude. A strong sense of community grew out of shared racial oppression and contributed to the formation of a political stand for the black freedman. Even though this formation was important it really… View Article

Civil War and Reconstruction

Born September 28, 1941 in Eunice, Louisiana James L. Roark is a Stanford educated historian who has written countless texts on American History and the impact of the American Civil War, to include The American Promise: A History of the United States (2008), No Chariot Let Down: Charleston’s Free People on the Eve of the… View Article

Primary Commodity Exports and Civil War

Fearon’s study particularly pertains to the evaluation on which particular countries are actually prone to undergoing situations such as civil wars. In this article, he along with his co-researchers found out certain elements that contribute to the increase of threat towards the possibility of a country undergoing a civil outburst. According to the said researchers,… View Article

Cause of the Civil War 2

Slavery was the primary flashpoint and main cause for the conduct of the American Civil War (1861-1865). The 11 states that comprised the secessionist Confederacy were dependent on the labor of their slaves for the continued operation of their economy. In the Northern states that comprised the Union in the conflict, the practice of slavery… View Article

Women During the Civil War

Women during the Civil War helped as nurses, cooks, solider, and spies. Women in the North also worked for the United States Sanitary Commission. “The primary national relief organization, coordinating donations to the Union. ” The role southern women played during the Civil War was also to cook, be spies, the duties of the man… View Article

Literature Changes During the Civil War

When the country was still quite young and change was ever-imminent, our great America wasn’t always so great. This budding country lacked its own culture, and every single work produced by its inhabitants was rooted to an earlier version from its mother Britain. Much of our nation was devoid of literary culture and education. We… View Article

American Factory System before the Civil War

The introduction of the factory system into the United States brought economic prosperity to many urban cities. The factory system increased the market for manufactured goods and export products. This generally caused a population boom in many urban centers such as New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Boston. New methods of transportations were introduced to facilitate… View Article

Identifying the Major Causes of the Civil War

The civil war happened between the years 1861 and 1865 when the history of the United States was still very young. It was a very costly war, leading to over 600000 casualties. Its origin can be traced to a number of causes, which I identify in this essay. First of all, there were tension between… View Article

Civil War

The revived Ku Klux Klan was merely the most obvious and sinister symptom of general and widespread discrimination. The new Ku Klux Klan opposed many more groups than the blacks opposed by the first Ku Klux Klan. The first Ku Klux Klan group only discriminated against blacks and they weren’t known as the most discriminating… View Article

Syrian Civil War

War is the horrible, the most cruel activity of man. It is nothing but mass murder. The evolution of human society towards something better has always been under wars. Millions of dollars are spend every year for deadly weapons of war. Human nature hates cruelty although some people believe that humans must shed blood to… View Article

Experiences of African Americans During the Civil War Period

The 1860s and 1870s were particularly trying times for African Americans. The Civil War which lasted from 1861 to 1865 saw America undergo social and political change as Americans struggled to redefine their idea of race and face the question of slavery. More importantly still were the experiences of blacks during and after the war… View Article

A Response to a Historical Essay Based on the US Civil War

The war as people have known and understood it, has inculcated nothing but violence. Over the history, the remnants of different wars became distinct because of the horrors that it caused and imbibed within the innocent lives of people not involved with it. In addition, those who have actually participated in wars, battleworn and inflicted… View Article

The Russian Civil War

The Russian Civil War remains one of the more brutal wars in Russia’s history. Considering the brutal combat that the Russian army faced in the horrid conditions of World War One and World War Two, to refer to the Russian Civil War as a more brutal endeavor is a grand claim; however, when one considers… View Article

African Americans Civil War

This paper is fundamentally about the influence African Americans had on the Civil War. The subjects being addressed include black soldiers, the Underground Railroad, Frederick Douglass, religion, and the abolitionist movement. The integral importance of African Americans in the Civil War is that they changed the meaning and action of the war from being about… View Article

American Civil War

Many sources claim that the American Civil War is one of the most frequently written about topic in American history, and in that, the individuals who led both sides of the epic struggle have been immortalized in print as well. A pivotal work that meets both of these criteria is “A Long Shadow: Jefferson Davis… View Article

The Birth of a Nation

The movie is directed by D. W. Griffith and one of the most triumphant and creatively advanced films of its generation that ignites riots, protests and divisiveness since its initial release. The story is all about the Civil War and its aftermath, as seen through the perspectives of two families. The Cameron’s from the south… View Article

Slavery and Civil War Slaves

?Everyone knows about president Lincoln and the emancipation proclamation. How the north won the civil war and slavery was abolished. It is a nice thought. But it was not that easy. After the civil war slaves across the United States were granted their freedom. Being granted freedom and being free were two different things, many… View Article

13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

The thirteenth amendment formally abolished the institution of slavery, and gave congress the power to enforce it. The thirteenth amendment was necessary because even though the Emancipation Proclamation declared slaves in the south to be freed, the southern states refused to free them, and the amendment encompassed the entire U.S. and it’s territories. Overall, I… View Article

Not White Just Right Response

After reading “Not White, Just Right”, an article by Rachel Jones, I could not help but relate to her. In the article, Jones elaborates more on her popular essay, “What’s Wrong with Black English” while also mentioning others who share in her opinion. I, too, was ridiculed in school for talking too “white”. In public… View Article