New Orleans 1862

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New Orleans 1862

Military Occupation

1. What is "Martial Law?"2. General Butler made lots of money in New Orleans. Was that a good idea or a conflict of interest?3. What role did the rebel women play in the war?4. Are there bigger developments in women's history that started in Occupied New Orleans? Several Historians think so.

General Benjamin Butler took command of New Orleans on May 1st, 1862.He was in charge of the city for 230 days.What do historians think about his actions?What do you think?

Let's examine the evidence

General Butler's "Woman Order" is one of the most controversial documents of the Civil War. Why?

Many People in the North saw Butler as a hero. Was he?



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