The Divided Union: The Story of the Civil War 1861-1865, Vol. 1 - Forward to Sumter (1987)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |  
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This is the first in a five-part series that chronicles the War Between the States, which shattered America from 1861-1865. In this episode, there is an examination of the issues and events that led to the outbreak of war. The demarcation of the North and the South was ideological as well as geographical. The video explores the cultural and economic differences in the two regions. It follows the affairs of the day that resulted in the attack on Fort Sumter, signaling the advent of war.



attack, battlefield, cause, Civil-War [US], culture-clash, diary, political-unrest, reminiscence