Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Battle of Gettysburg. In July 1863, one of the most important military engagements of the American Civil War took place. The battle, which began with the Confederate General Robert E. Lee's attempt to invade the North, resulted in a Union victory, and is often described as a turning point in the Civil War. Both sides sustained major losses, making the Battle of Gettysburg the deadliest battle of the entire war.
In just 50 minutes you will:
oUnderstand the political and social context surrounding the battle and the catalyst that triggered the start of the fighting
oIdentify the main commanders and leaders who influenced the outcome of the battle
oAnalyse the outcome of the battle and its impact on the future of America
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