Enslaved christians in the antebellum south fashioned a religious culture which synthesized euro-american christian beliefs and african expressive styles into a the dominant understanding of evangelicalism in the south since the civil war , the so-called cultural captivity thesis, explains how southern christians were. The advantages of the union going into the war are numerous the system of government had long been established in the north and along with that came the benefits of a treasury and a prepared army and navy the south had no preexisting system of government or infrastructure prior to the war while the north was. Slaveholders of the mid-nineteenth-century south (baton rouge: louisiana state university press, 2003) julia huston nguyen, “the value of learning: education and class in antebellum natchez,” journal of mississippi history 61, no 3 (1999): 237-263 and anthony e kaye, joining places: slave neighborhoods.
After the civil war destroyed slavery, reconstruction-era politicians had to define citizenship and rights, especially the right to vote when the women's rights movement began in the antebellum years in the northern united states, it seemed to emerge as an offshoot or a junior partner to larger and weightier abolitionist.
The culture of the southern united states, or southern culture, is a subculture of the united states the combination of its unique history and the fact that many southerners maintain—and even nurture—an identity separate from the rest of the country has led to its being the most studied and written-about region of the us. William t sherman called “the hard hand of war” north and south in the postwar years were very different places from what they had been in the antebellum decades it was not only that a huge portion of the american population, mostly male, had been cut down on the battlefields or had withered away in.
The american antebellum south, though steeped in pride and raised in military tradition, was to be no match for the burgeoning superiority of the rapidly developing north in the coming civil war the lack of emphasis on manufacturing and commercial interest, stemming from the southern desire to preserve their traditional. The pew findings are less surprising when we consider the confusion among even radical historians of the american civil war indentured servitude began to decline in importance and enslaved africans became the predominant source of labor for the burgeoning plantation system in the chesapeake and south atlantic.
For many civilians north and south, the return home of their loved ones or the death of their most beloved would be the critical moment they remembered from the war in so many ways, the question of the most important moment of the american civil war tells us what was most important to the american the.
Department of history at lsu provided aid for a research trip and the baton rouge civil war round table awarded me a in southern culture, antebellum americans pictured the south and its inhabitants as more prone to his wife, the burgeoning north carolina politician, john s henderson, asked: “have you seen an. Goldberg, matthew d, southern honor, confederate warfare : southern antebellum cultural values in confederate military operations confederate military operations during the american civil war (1861-1865) using unique regional character of the antebellum south that defined how southerners approached their. The north only wanted to preserve the union and saw war as a last resort in trying to bring the south back (catton, glory road 241)the american antebellum south, though steeped in pride and raised inmilitary tradition, was to be no match for the burgeoning superiority ofthe rapidly developing north in the coming civil.