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American civil war

  1. 1. American Civil War<br />Fun Xue Yao (5) 2P4<br />Winston Tan (29) 2P4<br />
  2. 2. Causes of the American Civil War<br />Unfair Taxation<br />The people from the South relied on slave labor for economic success<br />The South sold crops to England, with cheap manufactured goods from Europe in return<br />By the 1800s, the North were producing large amounts of the same goods<br />Northern politicians passed heavy taxes on goods from Europe which forced the Southerners to buy good from the Northerners<br />
  3. 3. States Rights<br />Southerners felt that the government passed down laws which treated them unfairly<br />They believed that the individual states should be allowed to nullify the laws from the Federal Government<br />They believed that individual states were allowed to leave America and form their own country<br />The North were against the ideas<br />Causes of the American Civil War<br />
  4. 4. Slavery<br />The Northerners wanted slavery to end in America<br />The South thought otherwise and feel that the North were attacking their way of life<br />The South claimed that the Federal Government was not doing enough to protect the Southerners' rights<br />Southerners were concerned new states entering the Union which did not allow slavery<br />Causes of the American Civil War<br />
  5. 5. Effects of the American Civil War<br />The Union won the war against the Confederates<br />Casualties of 1,030,000<br />Territorial integrity of the USA is preserved<br />Slavery is abolished in all parts of USA.<br />
  6. 6. Literary of American Civil War<br />The Civil War, By Josh<br />The North screams out, <br />That all men are free. <br />The South shouts out, <br />Not them just you and me! <br />The North screams out, <br />You must let them go!<br />The South shouts out, <br />No freedom, no! <br />The screams turn into cannon blasts, <br />The shouts turn into shots. <br />Now the Civil War has come, <br />And many men will die. <br />Now the Civil War has come, <br />And many women will cry.<br />http://www.pb5th.com/cwpoem.htm<br />
  7. 7. Examination of the literacy<br />Title examination<br />Civil war<br />War time<br />Happenings of the war<br />People fighting in civil war<br />Speaker<br />The persona<br />Figurative Language<br />Rhyming of the last words on alternate lines of majority of poem<br />Theme<br />American Civil War<br />
  8. 8. Effects of the American Civil War on Literature<br />Made American statesman and leaders fear of fiction<br />Destroyed romantic and sentimental modes of writing<br />Literacy about American Civil War started coming out<br />
  9. 9. Credits<br />http://www.ket.org/civilwar/causes.html<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War<br />http://www.pb5th.com/cwpoem.htm<br />http://216.101.58.17/hs/jpoole/AP%20Reading%20Poetry%20TPS-FASTT.htm<br />http://www.enotes.com/american-history-literature-cc/civil-war<br />
  10. 10. THANK YOU<br />

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