In 1860, arguably the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The
war divided the country between the North (Union) and South (Confederate).
The war lasted five years and by 1865 the Confederate forces were truly
beaten. Out of this horrendous war though, where some 600,000 men died grew
a greater sense of nationalism than is today, unrivalled around the world.
The American Civil War is interpreted differently by many historians but
most see the catalyst as
showed first 75 words of 780 total
showed last 75 words of 780 total
been rebuilt, mew industries flourish, and new schools have been erected.
Now in America both the North and South live prosperously and peacefully
together. Schenck describes America at the close of the war as, 'A
developing industrial nation emerged from the Civil War and there was a
greater sense of nationalism.' This same sense of nationalism has been
fostered and developed throughout the last 135 years to form arguably the
world's greatest nation.