Write an essay that describes how the Civil War unfolded, including the style of fighting and the major battles.  Describe in detail the advantages disadvantages of both the North and the South.  Was the war’s outcome inevitable?  If not, what could have changed the outcome of the war?  How did the war finally come to a resolution, and what were long-term effects of the conflict?

Sources to Consider and Refer to:

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    • Frederick Douglass, , The Atlantic Monthly, December 1866