The Civil war from Mark Twain

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1. Mark Twain background information

1.1. Where was he born in Florida ,MO

1.2. He gets his name form a river boat term which is his pen name.

1.3. He was a river boat pilot and was a succesful miner.

1.4. Mark Twain was a supporter of slavery

1.5. He was a romanticism writer.

1.6. Mark Twain Facts

1.6.1. Was a confederate soldier who never fought a battle.

1.6.2. He was born two months premature ; thin and sickly.

1.7. Controversy of Huckleberry Finn- the book it often deemed racist and inappropriate for children. Huck's stories and the constant use of the n-word make the book removed from many school shelfs


2. The Civil War began on April 12, 1861.

2.1. What caused the Civil War was the growing tensions between the northern and southern states about power of law rulings on slavery.

2.2. The reason this was an issue was that the southern states were more for slavery than that of the northern states who more were focused on non slavery.

2.3. Some of the central figures of the civil war were Gen. Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, and Camdus Wilcox.

2.3.1. The homestead act allowed a person or group of people claim a piece of land at little to no coast out in the western regien of the united states Some of the effects of this war was it reunited the country, it decimated both the south and the north ,and cause the most deaths of Americans than any other war in U.S. history.

2.4. Some interesting facts about the civil war were that 1/3 of soldiers in the union army were freed slaves, Lincoln was almost assassinated 2 years prior to the assassination that will mark history, and the main cause of death during the Civil War was disease causing majority of the 625,000 deaths.

3. Types Of Writing

3.1. Whats was Romanticism? Romanticism was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850. The reason why it got unpopular was because

3.2. Realism was an artistic movement that began in France in the 1850´s, after the 1848 Revolution.

3.3. Neutralism is when you don´t side on any anything because you don´t wanna get involved

3.4. Whats Color Writing? Color Writing is a regional literature is fiction and poetry that focuses on the characters.


4. Genres of Literature in the Civil War

4.1. key writers from 1835–1845: Henry James and Edith Wharton.

4.2. Civil War literature included a variety of forms, from news of the frontlines, to accounts of emancipation, to patriotic songs and poems as well as countless works of fiction. This literature showed the violence and trauma of the Civil War.

4.2.1. Social and political issues during this era would have included the problems with enslaving Africans and granting their freedom, and the separation of the North and the South.

4.3. Themes that were incorporated into the literature of the Civil War would have been the rise of realism, and mostly battles.

4.4. Spirituals were song sung by Africans about the freedom they would encounter.