In 1898, Americans sought liberation from the Spaniards in the famous Spanish-American war. The war actually sprang from revolutions in Cuba and the psyche spread to America where Spain had been accused of countless atrocities, including the sinking of an American battleship in Maine.
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Following a growing discontent with the racist Black Codes occasioned by oppressive and prejudicial laws, denial of voting rights and citizenship among other things, there emerged fresh calls for equality under the auspices of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
The plan of the houses was such that they had only one access gate to the outside; there was a wall all round and adjacent houses had just a small portion of land in-between them as a separator. The fact that the openings did not face the main street provided privacy for the occupants.
The Civil War was a monumental event in the history of the United States. It brought about numerous changes in the country and as such, one cannot ignore its importance. The following essay is thus an examination of one of the battles that were fought during the war: the Battle of Front Royal.