As the civil war raged on, lincoln understood that the only way he could achieve union victory would be by numbers, frankly, the amount of manpower he could barrage at the enemy, and not just through the idealism of preserving the union through the terrors of the confederacy. Any reader can skim the next few pages of the other civil war and see that i am either a fool who misreads zinn or a knave who misrepresents him harpercollins has damaged my reputation as a. Chapter 12: the empire and the people howard zinn produced by howard zinn 10 chapter 10: the other civil war 11 chapter 11: robber barons and rebels 12 chapter 12: the empire and the.
Zinn on the on the civil war such a national government would never accept an end to slavery by rebellion it would end slavery only under conditions controlled by whites, and only when required by the political and economic needs of the business elite of the north. The constitution, the civil war, the dropping of the bomb on hiroshima—all were self-serving acts, zinn said, perpetrated by those in power to maintain power in the post-vietnam, post-watergate. The new press's abridged teaching edition of a people's history of the united states has made zinn's original text available specifically for classroom use, with a wide range of tools for students to begin a critical inquiry into the american past the teaching edition includes exercises and teaching materials to accompany each chapter. When reading through a people's history of the united states by howard zinn, his thesis that he writes in chapter 1 is that in telling history we must not accuse, judge, condemn columbus.
Chapter 10: the other civil war a sheriff in the hudson river valley near albany, new york, about to go into the hills in the fall of 1839 to collect back rents from tenants on the enormous rensselaer estate, was handed a letter. Chapter 14: war is the health of the state according to zinn once the united states declared war on germany a national consensus for war was needed, and the government quickly moved to create such a consensus. Howard zinn's ideas on motivations for war - although many people assume the motivations for war are determined by a territorial protection, a number of scholars have added other motivations for understanding why war occurs, among these historians one is a conspicuous example his name is howard zinn. Chapter 10: the other civil war for this unit you will read chapter 10 of the zinn book the main focus of this section is to examine how life for people during this time was a type of war, fighting against poverty and the rule of the super rich and elite.
Please help i can't figure them out chapter 9: 1 why does zinn believe that for leaders a civil war was preferable to rebellion and revolution. Zinn chapter 10 summary essay 1236 words | 5 pages chapter 10 the other civil war chapter 10 describes a behind the scenes war between the people of the united states that is not often mentioned or spoken about. Employers would bring in strikebreakers to end strikes women and the industry era ch 10: the other civil war laurel & nessie jacksonian era fighting for unions at this time, there were more opportunities for women in the work force lowell girls- textile mill industry factory girls' association. Zinn chapter 10 summary essay 1236 words mar 18th, 2012 5 pages chapter 10 the other civil war chapter 10 describes a behind the scenes war between the people of the united states that is not often mentioned or spoken about. Zinn chapter 14 quiz explain the process by which the united states entered the fateful union of war and prosperity consider for discussion the purpose of war.
Explain the phrase tyranny is tyranny let it come from whom it may by using the evidence that zinn offers throughout the chapter chapter 5: a kind of revolution 1 how did the various groups in colonial society respond to the movement for revolution and how did the war add to the conflict between the rich and poor. A people's history of the united states - united diversity. The other civil war, chapter 10 by howard zinn the other civil war thesis: the anti-rent movement, dorr rebellion, flour riot of 1837, molly maguires, the rise of labor unions, the lowell girl's movement, as well as numerous class struggles that caused dislike of the poor during the 19 th century helped to show the abuse of government power.
Howard zinn, chapter 10 review questions 1 in the opening pages of chapter 10, zinn paints a picture of jacksonian democracy, including vast wealth stratification. Zinn chapter 9: part i -- pp 167-179 1 to what extent was the termination of the slave trade in 1808 enforced why 2 explain the statement: are the conditions of slavery as important as the. The other civil war offers historian and activist howard zinn's view of the social and civil background of the american civil war--a view that is rarely provided in standard historical texts.