3 pages in length MAXIMUM and double spaced.
Use MLA documentation Use chapter 16 in For the Record and the Visual evidence of the Civil War on pages 457-466 in For the Record. Also view excerpts of the documentary The Civil War by Ken Burns- especially episodes 4 ,5 and 8
In this paper relay the human story of the Civil War-discussing its social, economic, and military impact on the American people and on the nation.
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Name Course Instructor Date Impact of the Civil War The civil war affected Americans on the political, economic, social and military front as hostilities escalated between the two opposing camps. The prolonged battles caused shortages, especially in the South where the economy was largely agricultural based. The fight for the right of self-determination resulted in the South supporting States’ rights. The human toll was huge on both sides, and women gained a more active role in public life unlike before where they were mostly at home. The question of slavery became contentious and agriculturalists could no longer rely on slave labor when many of the slaves started to flee from the cotton farming lands. In 1863, the Southern troops were engaged in war having won some battles before, while the Union soldiers were largely demoralized and some deserted the army for lack o