Was the 1860s a peaceful time in American history?
- Anonymous2 months agoFavourite answer
- 1 month ago
Yes, if you were living in the middle of nowhere at Oregon
If you were living at Washington DC or New York,
- 2 months ago
Not the first half of the 1860s. There was the Civil War between the Yankees and the Southerners. A lot of people were killed. Slavery was abolished after the Yankees won. The South had to rebuild their war-damaged cities from scratch. A lot of racism towards the African Americans. Invention of the Ku Klux Klan - they weren't playing games, they were out to get rid of the freed Africans.
- RichardLv 62 months ago
Sure, except for that little issue of the Civil War
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- PAMELALv 72 months ago
No of course not, the american civil war was 1861-1865!
- PhilLv 52 months ago
The US war against the American Indians was continuing and they were slowly being defeated.
- babyboomer1001Lv 72 months ago
Stay in school. That was the time of the Civil War. - 1861-65. There's no such thing as a peaceful war.
- AndrewLv 72 months ago
Oh, definitely. If you ever get a chance to go back to that time I highly recommend taking a leisurely stroll through the picturesque fields just to the north of Sharpsburg, Maryland. Set out at about sunup on September 17th, 1862. You'll have a lovely day.
- MAD MAXLv 72 months ago
Weird I read about some War happening on American soil where millions died it will come to me.
- ChrisLv 72 months ago
Democrats were hysterical about a Republican President. Sound familiar?