The Civil War
In American history, only one war can compare itself to both world wars together. In history, only one war has ever claimed more than 600,000 Americnan lives in a matter of four years, and only one war has ever tested the right for racial freedom. This war would divide the most powerful nation in the world in half. The war would soon be known by millions of Americans for generations to come as
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I would be
willing to fight three years for this Government without one cent of the mighty dollar.” Words like these would not go unheard, and even though the Civil War would come to an end a year after these words were written, the war of racism continued. Only after another hundred years of persistence and courage would a great leader named Martin Luther King, Jr. lead them to the promise land of civil rights.