By Terry Wise
Breech-loading rifles, machine-guns, railroads and the telegraph all contributed to make the yankee Civil battle the 1st sleek warfare. The Airfix journal advisor 24: American Civil struggle Wargaming outlines the enterprise, guns, gear and features of the Federal and accomplice armies, then exhibits the right way to building up miniature regiments and recreate the battles at the tabletop, utilizing the taking part in principles supplied.
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29 The first Wendell Phillips, Brahmin and conservative Harvard graduate of 1831, already possessed all the basic qualities of the second Wendell Phillips, radical agitator, republican abolitionist, and eloquent spokesman for race and class equality. 29 Bartlett, Phillips, 25; Martyn, Phillips, 46. "1 Wendell, who since the age of fourteen had considered his spiritual estate in good hands, certainly resented his brother's paternalistic sermons, finding in them the sectarian arrogance with which he was soon to charge the orthodox clergy who opposed abolition.
Phillips' eldest brother, Thomas, understood far better than did John Charles the narrow range of vocations that Wendell and many other 1 Bartlett, Phillips, 26; John Charles Phillips to Phillips, February 1, December 18, 1830, Blagden Papers. 2 Wendell enrolled at Harvard Law School in 1831. He studied casually, competently, but without enthusiasm. [early 1830s], Blagden Papers. , 1967), 92–140; Donald, Sumner and the Coming of the War, 22–28. 4 Bartlett, Phillips, 27–28; Donald, Sumner and the Coming of the War, 2425.
Page 32 the past Phillips constructed for himself always made him feel confident, never hesitant, about acting forcefully in the present, and although the validity of his historical judgments could often be questioned, they continuously provided him with a compelling context in which he could act. In fact, "the most distinguishing characteristic of the present age," he bluntly asserted, "is that everything is done for the people. Most important, he argued, privileged classes had been stripped of their exclusive access to the written word, and now the masses could read and decide for themselves.