What was America thinking during the final year of the Civil War?
When the Civil War began, many people on both sides thought it would be just a little spot of bother. There was no way it could last since one side – the North or the South – would easily ... a referendum on the war. Did Lincoln think he might lose?
Was the Civil War actually about slavery?
If the slave states remained within the Union, the Republicans would not have the majorities in Congress to adopt their antislavery policies. And if the South ... was the North committed to emancipation. Only then did the purpose of the Civil War expand ...
Keizer teachers get lay of Civil War land
“Some of them looked woven like a basket and didn’t even appear to have nails.” Town and Faatz traveled to the Civil War sites as part ... “By the end of the war, the North had entire battalions that did nothing but build things like pontoon ...
The descent into civil war
SCORES of fresh graves have been dug along the roadside in Mangaten, a neighbourhood in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. The earth mounds just a few hundred metres from the main United Nations mission are testimony to the people who did not make it inside ...
Oil and the Iraqi Civil War: How Security Dynamics May Affect Oil Production
Likewise, many of the seven different African states that have invaded Congo did ... south and began to shift their operations to Iraqi Kurdistan instead. Although Baghdad has been remarkably stubborn on this matter, the demands of waging the civil war ...