Essays Tagged: "confederates"

1963: The Hope that Stemmed from the Fight for Equality

egroes grew out of the Civil War. One of the reasons for the war was the issue of slavery. When the Confederates lost the war, their position in the political world was taken away. Any position held b ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The title is "Civil War Battles Summary." It is a summary of 5 major Civil War battles. I also included a bibliography.

uffered greatly from inexperience, but his plans were designed for experience troops. This gave the Confederates time to dig in, and when the slow-moving Union army finally reached the battlefield, la ... on to retreat back to Washington. In this battle, the Union suffered about 2900 casualties, and the Confederates had about 2000. This battle, though a Confederate victory, was not very decisive.Shiloh ...

(5 pages) 373 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Seneca Indian tribe

espected and feared. The Seneca are culturally similar to their Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, an Mohawk confederates. The five tribes were known as the Five Nations or the League of Five Nations. Sometime ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The first major battle of the Civil War was fought in Virginia, near the Manassas, Virginia railway junction, after which the battle is called .........ect.

uffered greatly from inexperience, but his plans were designed for experience troops. This gave the Confederates time to dig in, and when the slow-moving Union army finally reached the battlefield, la ... on to retreat back to Washington. In this battle, the Union suffered about 2900 casualties, and the Confederates had about 2000. This battle, though a Confederate victory, was not very decisive. Altho ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The theme of manhood in "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane.

influence on the theme of manhood; they are examples to Henry while he fights his battles with the confederates as well as himself.The first instrumental man is a fellow solider named Jim Conklin. He ... umental man is a fellow solider named Jim Conklin. He is injured in their first engagement with the Confederates. He soon dies from his battle wounds, or his red badge's of courage. Jim shows courage ...

(2 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Invisible Hand of the Klan

With this they associate hatred and violence, which isn't how all the southern soldiers were. Many confederates never owned slaves or committed any acts of injustice towards their fellow man, but som ...

(3 pages) 68 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War Technology.

could repel enemy fire as well as ram inferior wooden ship into pieces. One such ship built by the confederates was the Virginia, "The Ironclad carried ten guns and an iron ram on her prow; she moved ... ghty-six year history of the U.S. Navy. The Virginia sank two proud ships." (McPherson, 375,376)The Confederates were not alone in the building of ironclad although not everyone shared in the enthusia ...

(4 pages) 116 1 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Interview with Abraham Lincoln

think of Jefferson Davis?Well, first off, I don't hate the man, even though he is President for the Confederates, I just believe that he has his mind in the wrong place. As you see, he was born and ra ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The battle of gettysburg.

ots per minute to the Confederate's three. In spite of smaller numbers, the Union's skills held the Confederates at bay. Quickly both sides called for reinforcements, and the Battle picked up.-The Beg ... emetery). The Union had a benefit in this battle. They were on the defensive, on their own turf.The confederates had assembled an impressive force, about 50,000 men, to the federals 60,000 on Seminary ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Huguenots: Refugees in the Hudson River Valley.

t is uncertain. Some historians say the word is derived from the German term, Eidgenossen, meaning "confederates". (Colliers Encyclopedia) Others say the term is an extension of the name of Bezanson H ... lopedia) Others say the term is an extension of the name of Bezanson Hugues, a leader of the Geneva confederates, or Eidgenossen. (Encyclopedia Americana) The word could also refer to Hugues Capet, fo ...

(7 pages) 49 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara.

point of the war. 51,000 men were dead, wounded, or missing.The story begins on June 30, 1863. The Confederates move southeast toward the town of Gettysburg. General John Buford, leader of the Union ... to defeat the Union immediately. Before Lee even arrives, the battle at Gettysburg begins when the Confederates attack Buford's men. Buford's men fight off the Confederates until General John Reynold ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The battle of Gettysburg, which was a turnign point of the US Civil War.

us and most important Civil War Battle took place in the small town of Gettysburg Pennsylvania. The Confederates under Robert E. Lee advanced on the Union in hopes of taking either the major city of P ... hed in taking the Peach Orchard but was driven back at Little Round Top. Into the evening hours the Confederates attacked again, but this time it was from the north and east of Cemetery Hill. This att ...

(5 pages) 159 0 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Civil war.

nd for that reason we have always been fascinated with The Civil War.On April 12, 1861, at 4:30 AM, Confederates under General Pierre Beauregard opened fire upon Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carol ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Michaels Shaara's book "The Killer Angels" Describes in detail the battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War.

that he thinks the Confederate army should move quickly to the north to intercept the Federals. The Confederates move southeast through the mountains and toward the small town of Gettysburg.Just south ... vely take the Union army in one decisive stroke.Meanwhile, the battle begins at Gettysburg when the Confederates attack Buford's men. He holds the Confederates off until General John Reynolds' infantr ...

(4 pages) 88 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Random Facts about the Civil War.

Bull Run Generals (Won by Confederates)Union- RickettsConfederate-Stonewall JacksonGettysburg Generals (Won by Union)Union- Me ... until he was wounded. Injured and exhausted, the old man made his way through groups of victorious Confederates who remarkably allowed him to go home unmolested. After the battle, he was elevated to ... in Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg.*As Dawes' dwindling ranks closed in on the southern line, many Confederates turned and ran into the deep portion of the cut through McPherson's Ridge. Others retre ...

(4 pages) 54 4 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Answers the essay question "How was Antietam a major turning point of the war?" You might want to skim over it yourself, i'm not sure about some grammar/spelling.

from a financial standpoint. Great Britain or France might have tried to mediate in the dispute.The Confederates were probably hoping for military and/or financial support (as they had a quite limited ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gettysburg: The Decisive Battle of the Civil War

mmense amount of men, which the Southern population could never replace. "Losing at Gettysburg, the Confederates had lost more than they could well afford to lose." (Alexander, p. 328) "The Federals l ... ore than they could well afford to lose." (Alexander, p. 328) "The Federals lost 23,000 men and the Confederates at least that many--which meant Lee lost nearly a third of his whole army." (Leekley, p ...

(9 pages) 184 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Influence of the American Civil War on Canadian Confederation

1 divided the United States of America into two sides, the Unionists in the northern states and the Confederates in the Southern States. At the same time in British North America the colonies were dis ... ir. In 1861 a Unionist ship hijacked the "Trent" which was sailing from England to Cuba [www1]. Two confederates that were on the Trent were captured and kept in a Boston Prison. The American Presiden ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

General George G Meade and the battle of Gettysburg.

they were ordered to return the next day and get the shoes. On July 1, 1863 two divisions of Confederates went back to Gettysburg and fighting soon occurred. Lee then sent in reinforcements tot ... on both sides, however the Federals were pushed out of Gettysburg, south, towards the cemetery. The Confederates tried to attack before the Federals gained the high ground but were unsuccessful. This ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

'What I deal with is too vast for malicious dealing'. How far did Reconstruction realise Lincoln's vision?

outcome of the American Civil War had been decided and that it was only a matter of time before the Confederates would be crushed, the debate about reconstruction became an urgent consideration. Seein ... 10% of the state attained loyalty by oaths, election by state franchise, reduced animosity for the Confederates and though the 13th amendment had to be accepted, blacks did not have the right to vote ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History