Origins of the American Civil War Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Origins of the American Civil War
An analyiss of the origins of the American Civil War.
# 133791 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in History (U.S. Civil War 1860-1865)


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The paper relates that the Civil War was most tumultuous war ever fought on American soil, and saw more casualties than any other war involving Americans. The paper explains that the origins of such a vast conflict might accordingly be expected to be complex and multifarious; they go back to the very foundation of the Union, with the Constitution of 1787. The thesis of this paper is that the Civil War was the outcome of a series of problematic and ultimately futile "compromises" which culminated in the breakdown of national consensus in the election of 1860.

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"The American Civil War (War of Southern Secession) was the bloodiest and most tumultuous war ever fought on American soil, and saw more casualties than any other war involving Americans, including World War II. The origins of such a vast conflict might accordingly be expected to be complex and multifarious. In fact this is the case, and in addition, it is also to be found that the origins of the Civil War go back to the very foundation of the Union, with the Constitution of 1787. In the short space available this paper will discuss only some of the most critical causes that lay behind the War. These will serve as supporting evidence for our..."

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