26 Questions for the topic Civil War


Is the Sri Lankan Civil War really over?

I'm more of a social historian than military historian, but if I understand correctly war between two factions is almost always a struggle for power. Is that the case? Are there examples of wars... more


What motivated the Eritrean separatist movement?

The Eritrean War for Independence was a bloody 30-year war fought between Eritrean separatists and Ethiopia (under various administrations) from 1961 to 1991. I understand that the conflict was... more


Was the economic catastrophe the South suffered after the Civil War inevitable?

Did any US Administration before and including Lincoln propose to the South any alternative economic choices that would be backed by government bonds, or some such thing? Did the idea of... more


Definition of civil war

I once read that the definition of civil war meant (to paraphrase) : "When one or more factions attempts to overthrow the government of another country". Is this correct? Thank you!


Did these differences lead to a belief in NATIONALISM ( a strong belief that the interests of the nation are of primary importance)? Or did it promote SECTIONALISM

People in the North and the in the South lived very different lives during the 1800s. Did these differences lead to a belief in NATIONALISM ( a strong belief that the interests of the nation are of... more


What reasons did the Confederacy have for believing they would have a quick victory?

At the beginning of the U.S. Civil War, both sides were very confident in a quick and easy victory. I can see why the North would think so: they had a better trained army, better infrastructure... more


How did the US/South Vietnam lose the Vietnam war?

South Vietnam was helped by US. Even when the US was gone, they had a 1 million army. So why did they lose? Even without US support, South Vietnam had about the same manpower, higher technology,... more


Whats a good essay topic that deals with the trans-mississippi area during the Civil War

Needs to be kind of specific, 10 page research paper, but with enough sources about it 


How did David Farragut seize New Orleans during the Civil War?

I need help fast this question is for a worksheet that is due tomorrow 


Why were relations between the United States and Britain strained during the Civil War

I need help fast this is for a worksheet due tomorrow 


Who are some battle heroes from the battle of the wilderness other than the major generals?

having trouble finding some important figures who served in the battle of the wilderness who are not General Ulysses S. Grant or General Robert E. Lee.


How did the civil war in 1861 affect Texas

How did the civil war in 1861 affect Texas 


Explain how the Civil War and the failures of Reconstruction caused the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Was the civil rights movement a success?

Homework help, regarding the effects of the Civil War & the failures of the Reconstruction? I have to write an essay on this topic. I have a general ideal but i feel like i'm lacking detail.... more


where in the state was the most fighting taking place

during the civil war where was most fighting happens at in us states


only the senate has the power to?

only the senate has the power to?


How did the post Civil War immigrants to the United States impact the Social, Political, and Economic aspects of American life?

 ** A good answer to this question will share your opinion on all aspects of the question & will back up the opinion with at least one piece of evidence for each aspect ( Social, Political,... more


nicknames of the Untied States of american and Confederate states of America during the civil war that happen in 1861-1855?

i dont know the answer thats why i was looking for it on here.


How were soldiers medically treated after the civil war?

I need this question answered as soon as possible please!


what did the ussr and us gain and lose from the cuban missile crisis

gains and losses of the ussr gains and losses of the usa gains and losses of the rest of the world  


How did Abraham Lincoln's assassination influence conflicts after the Civil War between the North and South?

Please provide three reasons and i just need the basic understanding to help me get started  


what event was more important the election of 1860 or wilmot proviso

for the two event decide which of the two events was more important than the other


What happened to the Confederates when they lost the war?

I know that they had the Reconstruction time and everything was torn apart, I just need some extra details and information on those events and what exactly happened. Thanks :-)


Ceasefires during the Civil War?

Were there ceasefires after battles during the Civil War so that soldiers or medical personnel could go gather the injured and the fallen from field? Or, if not, how was this process handled,... more

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