To give the period after the War of 1812 the name of “Era of Good Feelings” would be somewhat-inaccurate. America’s victory in the war surely did unite the states and brought upon some “good feelings” such as unity and growth as a thriving nation, but these good feelings were not all that came out of the war. The states were heavily separated even after the war with conflicts amongst each other and within themselves. Examples of America’s sectionalism come from their social, political, and economic differences, all in which pertain to distrust between the northern and southern parts of the country. Despite all of this, however, there is no denying that there was a sense of pride and togetherness during this time period.
The North had many advantages over the South the helped them win the civil war. These reasons included a central leadership, more resources, and recruiting black men for their armies. These reasons helped the North win the civil war and play a big part in how successful they would be. With having advantages, better tactics when fighting, and also a higher population, the North would use strategic planning to fight the South and ultimately win the civil war. The Union, that was under Abraham Lincoln, keep the Northern states together and able to operate better.
Even though there was a large amount of violence involved in the French Revolution all of the blood loss,it contributed to the growth of democracy. People were able to exercise their right to rebel against the government, people found the right way to vote, and people were able to fight for what they believed was right. It allowed us to have the democracy we always should have
This battle was also a Confederate victory. In this battle, Stonewall came up with a genius plan of splitting up the Confederate soldiers and sending them behind the unaware Union soldiers. Stonewall Jackson came up with this plan because the Confederate army was completely outnumbered and there was no way they could win, gun to gun. A quote what supports the fact that Stonewall was a genius military strategist states: “Northern soldiers were caught almost completely unaware and quickly succumbed to panic and rout, resulting in one of the most striking tactical victories of the war.” (Hamner). This quote shows how Stonewall Jackson's plan was a great success and lead to the Confederate win.
Another example is, “While horse and hero fell, They that had fought so well.” This shows they fought bravely to the bitter end. That they had done everything in there power to fight and win even at the cost of their own life. The “six hundred” was used a lot in the poem. As you read the lines they change more and more to get the point across. For example,”Rode the six hundred”, “Not the six hundred”, Left of six hundred”, and finaly,”Noble six hundred”.
His Napoleonic Code was able to get rid of the privileges of the Estates, instituted banking reform, and allowed freedom of religion. Napoleon’s genius tactics helped keep his empire alive for such a long time, and he was able to win what very few men throughout history were capable of winning. At the same time, he did have some negative contributions. First, he forced himself to power, and suppressed all opposition against him. He also closed down all press he did not approve of, and used propaganda to glorify himself with his successes and blamed his failures on others.
In Saint Crispin’s day, King Henry’s troops are faced with battle in which his army is heavily outnumbered by the French. Despite these poor odds, he keeps the morale of his men up with a great speech. The battle was surely lost before it had started, but through the sheer force of will that Henry’s speech gave his men, they came out victorious in the end. Henry expresses three main points of virtue in his speech that inspires his men. Henry holds a great significance concerning the lives of all of his men.
Humans have been attracted by tales of bravery, heroism, courage from time immemorial. It is something bent of mind which makes us admire the absurd, makes us stand up & take note of something which on the first look looks crazy, but on further analysis throws up a story of grit and determination. It is this human infatuation with the macho persona that made psychologists & behavioral scientists delve deeper into the behavioral attribute which mirrors this all: bravery. Throughout history, countries have been created and freedom has been granted because of the courageous actions of individuals all over the world. For example, the Continental Army led by George Washington clashed against the British who at the time had the most prominent army on Earth.
This was a low point for America, as there were many protests and hatred directed towards the government, the country, and the citizens who served for the country. However, people were fighting for their rights and they were living up to the expectations of the Founding Fathers as they wanted what was best for the people of America. The protests were to make America the country it was supposed to be and most citizens were working together as one nation. There is also the argument that Americans have not actually lost pride in America, but gained pride and patriotism. Jerry Stinson stated, “In the last almost thirteen years, overt displays of patriotism have dramatically increased.” This is most likely due to 9/11, and the grief that flooded American citizens causing them to feel an overwhelming sense of patriotism.
Volunteer armies have proven to be the most driven and usually the best prepared. The U.S. has the most elite forces around, in training, spirit, emotion, mentality, and drive. This is because the men and women in the military want to be there. For whatever reason, they made the choice to enlist and fight if needed. For anyone that's seen the movie Pearl Harbor, you might remember toward the end, before the planes left the carrier to bomb Japan, Capt.
The last battle of the war was the Battle of New Orleans. This battle was the war winning battle. According to The American Journey textbook, it states “At the Battle of New Orleans, Americans achieved a decisive victory.” Some people think that the British won because that had held more land during the war. According to news.wypr.org, it states “ The British won, despite what Americans may think. The British
Comparing the fighting tactics used by the Union and the Confederacy, it is obviously prominent why the Union won the war. The Union won the war because they did not get 55 percent of the whole command center eradicated or injured. Putting the important or best people in the front would never be a bright
The Civil War, a cause not only for the end of slavery, but to bring back the Confederacy as well. Many thought that simply because the North had a clear advantage over the South, such as population or weaponry, the war would end quickly, people picnicked on the first battles of war, watching the battles, but they didn’t fully realize how deadly new weapons had evolved. A single shot could easily kill anyone within range. People soon found how effective technology had become, and how well the South could fight back. Throughout the earlier years of the war the Confederates won nearly all their major battles, such as the very first battle at Fort Sumter, or the following one at Bull Run.
Some would argue that, next to George Washington, Benjamin Franklin was the most indispensable person into winning the Revolutionary war, according to the reliable source, history.com. One must understand that Benjamin Franklin had to do wrongful things in order to help America win the Revolutionary War. Although he was not a soldier, his diplomacy helped the colonies win many fights and win their Independence.
Under the guise of calling for patriotism and support of the troops, presidents have managed to put top down pressure on the population with some success. Usually in these extreme situations the president can get Congress to pretty much fall in line and approve almost anything that looks reasonable. They can also do a lot in secret using "National Security" as a cover. This tactic also worked quite successfully for GWB after 9/11. In WWII and the Civil War eventually the "good guys" won and things pretty much went back to normal, though there was fallout.