The Civil War
Prepare argumentative historical essays.
Foner is an author of a book “Give Me Liberty! – an American History”
Why does Foner refer to the Civil War as the first modern war? Discuss the advantages disadvantages of each side in the conflict. Why is the Civil War often called the second American Revolution? What were Lincoln’s views on slavery up to the Emancipation Proclamation? How did enslaved African Americans play a role in the war efforts?