Wars are started, lost and won because of climate change. </li></ul>
Frontiers Of The Americas <ul><li>Purchase of 828,800 square miles of land from France, also known as the Louisiana Purchase.
The Haitian Revolution which started with the ending of slavery and ultimately founded the Haitian republic, which was a first of its kind
The slave revolt was inspiring for other countries facing the same issues.
France continued to use threats and violence against Haiti even after its gain of independence. </li></ul>
Frontiers Of The Americas <ul><li>Prince Maximilian zu Wied and Swiss Artist Karl Bodmer explore the North America to learn about the Native Americans.
Many Native Americans are pushed west due to immigration.
Because of the push west many Native American tribes do not survive.
Three colonial wars between the Spanish and Portuguese empires.
Violence was once rampent in South America and was used for every reason from land settlement to saving face. </li></ul>
Crossroads Of Freedom: The Peninsula Campaign <ul><li>Peninsula Campaign was initiated and designed to take over the Confederate capitol, Richmond Virginia.
During the Peninsula Campaign six major battles were fought over seven days. This famous battle week is also known as the Seven Days Battles.
Confederate General Robert E. Lee drove the invading Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, away from Richmond and into a retreat down the Virginia Peninsula.
Although the Union was confident in their capabilities they underestimated the Confederate leadership. </li></ul>
Crossroads Of Freedom: Union Leadership <ul><li>Union Army lead by Major General George B. McClellan.
Because of his attention to details he faced trouble in battles that moved quickly or changed frequently.
Known for thinking the enemy was worse than it actually was and still let much of his army in a stand still instead of deploying them.
Was a soldiers General and cared deeply for their well being, which is likely to have caused him to delay sending them into battle.
Lost the Peninsula Campaign and Ultimately out shined by fellow Union leader General Ulysses S. Grant. </li></ul>
Crossroads Of Freedom: Confederate Leadership <ul><li>General Robert E. Lee was strong leader of the Confederate Army who was asked by President Abraham Lincoln to lead the Union Army prior to the Civil War.
Won many battles against the Union Army to include the Seven Days Battles and the Second Battle of Bull Run.
Even though the Confederate Army lost the Civil War he was able to prevent his army from being completely decimated. </li></ul>
Crossroads Of Freedom: What would have happened had the Confederates won at Antietam? <ul><li>Slavery may have been reinstated.
The United States may have remained a divided nation.
Wars would have most likely erupted with other countries as they would have seen the weakness in our country and taken advantage of our lack of support from our southern/northern neighbors.