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The Civil War Freedom and 49 other ways it changed American life. by Betsy Towner, From the AARP Bulletin Print Edition | Comments: 0. Corbis; Library of Congress. Lt. Col. Alex B. Elder, left, and unknown Civil War soldier. Political and social impact. 1. 13th Amendment: slavery banned.

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WATERSHED How the Civil War Changed America Forever. When the North emerged victorious on April 9, 1865, the U.S. entered a new era. However, the war’s legacy of destruction would leave deep scars.

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The Civil War profoundly changed the United States. First, as a result of the war, slavery was abolished with the Thirteenth Amendment. While the country would not grant full civil rights to ...

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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865, between the North and the South. The Civil War is the most studied and written about episode in U.S. history. Primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black people, war broke out in April 1861 when secessionist forces attacked Fort Sumter in South ...

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Here are eight ways the Civil War indelibly changed us and how we live: 1. We have ambulances and hospitals. The Civil War began during medieval medicine's last gasp and ended at the dawn of modern medicine. Each side entered the war with puny squads of physicians trained by textbook, if at all.

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Over 600,000 men died as a result of the American Civil War, although estimates by some researchers are higher. Four years of bloody warfare left the South humiliated while the North grappled with sacrifice, eager to close this tragic chapter of history. Overall, the nation developed a new identity, preserving government “of the people, by […]

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As the Civil War’s first Christmas neared, a pair of young lovers, Nathaniel Dawson and Elodie Todd, a Confederate soldier and his eventual bride, wrote to one another with increasing melancholy ...

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The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a sectional rebellion against the United States of America by the Confederate States, formed of eleven southern states' governments which moved to secede from the Union after the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States.

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The Civil War in the United States began in 1861, after decades of simmering tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, states’ rights and westward expansion. The election of ...