Civil war culture in america–both north and south–was greatly distinct from life in the antebellum years as the war dragged on, the soldier’s life was one of near-constant hardship and. The pre–civil war years (1820–1860, or the “antebellum years”) were among the most chaotic in american history—a time of significant changes that took place as the united states came of age during these years, the nation was transformed from an underdeveloped nation of farmers and. Before the civil war, each city only had a sheriff or constable that enforced the law after service in the civil war, many retired officers worked as police despite the hardships, in some ways, life went on as usual. The civil war had less devastating effects on the north than the south the reason for this statement is simple: most of the combat of the civil war occurred on southern soil (see the brief essay that introduces the south during the civil war) even so, it is difficult to imagine a civil war that.
Letters, telegrams, and photographs illustrating factors that affected the civil war background prior to and during the civil war, the north and south differed greatly in the resources that they could use. Yet throughout the war british public sentiment favoured the slave-holding south in october 1861 marx, who was living in primrose hill, summed up the view of the british press: ‘the war between the north and south is a tariff war. The north after the civil war after the civil war (1865-1870) 1 in the mid-1800s, the american north bustled along like a steam engine, huffing and puffing and full of energy 3 the civil war produced quite different results in the north than in the south away from the ravages of battle, there was little rebuilding to do. This video looks at the question what caused the civil war the video specifically looks at differences between the north and south and the outbreak of the civil war.
Infographic: north-south comparisons before the civil war by torin view this infographic as a downloadable pdf questions for discussion what material advantages did the north possess on the eve of the civil war do you think material advantages are decisive in the outcome of wars why or why not resource type. North vs south before the civil war 1 the south was mainly made up of farm land and very small towns the southerners relied on slaves to work on and run the farms on the plantations. The south thought that slavery was right, and the north thougth that slavery was not right both sides thought that the war was not going to last every long before the civil war on the south's side. The pre-civil war south in the decades before the civil war, northern and southern development followed increasingly different paths by 1860, the north contained 50 percent more people than the south. Family life in virginia and across the south suffered devastating effects during the american civil war (1861–1865) few households, whether slave or free, or located in the tidewater, piedmont, or mountainous southwest, could remain insulated from a war fought on their lands and in their towns.
The civil war didn't just change life in the southern states the north also changed after the war, thanks to wartime advances in industry and technology and the movement for racial equality in. When americans think of african-americans in the deep south before the civil war, the first image that invariably comes to mind is one of slavery however, many african-americans were able to secure their freedom and live in a state of semi-freedom even before slavery was abolished by war. The life of a soldier during the civil war wasn't easy not only did soldiers face the possibility of getting killed in battle, their daily lives were full of hardships they had to deal with hunger, bad weather, poor clothing, and even boredom between battles.
Lesson 4: life before the civil war in the decade-and-a-half prior to the civil war, the united states saw dramatic changes in industrialization in the north, and a rapid increase in transportation (rail and steamship) all over the country. The main difference between north and south, the one that led the nation to war, was slavery the north did not want it to spread to the new western states being created, and the south did the south fought federal attempts to ban slavery in the west, using the states’ rights argument. African americans before civil war african americans before civil war racism develops in both the north and south however, the south perpetuates racism to a greater extent to maintain the way of life in the south, slavery was important slavery was considered a state’s right issue each state was given the opportunity to choose. Culturally, the antebellum south looked very different than the northern states the civil war was fought in part to force the south to give up their old-fashioned way of life and adopt the.
In fact, the federal government before the civil war looked nothing like the federal government of today almost all decisions were made at the state level, with the government in washington responsible for the army, native american affairs and foreign policy, and not much else. Was life in the north and south more similar or different before the civil war why or why not make sure to create a strong statement saying either it was more similar or different. The american civil war in virginia a gettysburg native who had moved to virginia before the war and joined the confederate army he fell on or near a hill bearing his family's name some virginia families were split between north and south because of the civil war george h thomas, a us army.