Evolution and Development of the American Civil War

Evolution and Development of the American Civil War Essay
Question Description
Taken as a whole, the American Civil War epoch falls into three phases: 1) the growing sectional crisis, 1846 to 1861; 2) the Civil War itself, 1861 to 1865; and 3) the Recon-struction, 1864/5 to 1877. Trace the evolution and development of the catastrophe through each of these three phases. What caused the Civil War and what long-standing issues did the conflict resolve?

2-3 pages 12pt newyork font.

1-2 sentence identification of these on a separate page:

Identification Group #9

Compromise of 1850
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Battle of Gettysburg
Military Reconstruction Act
The Compromise of 1877