Class Year

2017

Document Type

Blog Post

Publication Date

2-8-2017

Department

Civil War Institute

Abstract

There is little controversy in claiming that the Civil War casts a long shadow. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a reenactor, or even someone who doesn’t study history, it’s hard to completely get away from it. Shifts in political discourse and race relations are the most commonly discussed results of the conflict, but the war also brought about a considerable change in dominant moral philosophies that led to the establishment of several organizations, which continue to enjoy prominence to this day at different institutions of higher learning across the United States.

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This blog post originally appeared in The Gettysburg Compiler and was created by students at Gettysburg College.

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