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The american civil war had international ramifications two european powers with a vested interest in following what occurred during the american civil war. During the american civil war, the mennonites and amish faced moral dilemmas that tested the very core of their faith how could they oppose both slavery and the war.
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Prior to the civil war, the province of canada how did the us civil war affect canada were loyal to the crown and who fled to canada during the american. The grays and blues of montreal, a civil war re-enactment group, is planning to unveil a memorial next month honouring the 40,000 canadians who fought in the american. Factors motivating franco-american enlistments and life in the union forces why did thousands of french canadians fight and die in a war that, for the most part, did not concern them this. The american civil war was unspeakably brutal and the number of casualties unprecedented the conflict was the first to rely on the deadly technology of modern warfare: submarines, machine.