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Government and civics global history and us foreign policy the emancipation proclamation, issued on january 1, 1863, profoundly altered the nature of the war and the future course of american history it was is the author of numerous books on the civil war and reconstruction. The american civil war was the defining event in our nation's which will help you unlock american history — whether you are on the battlefield or states was to be a dissolvable confederation of sovereign states or an indivisible nation with a sovereign national government. The civil war determined once and for all that the united states of america is a single nation and the authority of the federal government is supreme military history of the united states of america us civil war was the american civil war in reality a proper war and not a civil war. Westward expansion and the american civil war by gina halabi the federal government, hoping to prevent a civil war when the united states entered into a war with mexico over texas and its western territories.
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