History @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/history Learn how much fun History Hunting can really be! The BellaOnline History Help and Info site is dedicated, not only to providing solid, unbiased, factual information about history, but also to proving that knowledge about the history around you is v en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 05:46:16 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg History @ BellaOnline http://history.bellaonline.com The Intent of the Carpetbagger http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181856.asp The world had changed for the South. Overall life as it had been was over. A new world awaited Southerners whether they liked it or not with the main areas being politics, economics, and social aspects. Carpetbaggers arriving showed how dramatically life in the south was going to change. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:34:15 EST Origins of the Carpetbagger http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181855.asp It originated during the Reconstruction period of American history. After the civil war, the term was created to describe a “person from the northern United States who went to the South after the American Civil War to make money.” From there it developed a negative connotation. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:09:34 EST The Proposal of the Anaconda Plan http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181854.asp The first Union general to implement the ‘Anaconda Plan’ was Winfield Scott. He was one of many working with President Abraham Lincoln attempting to come up with an idea to end the war quickly and with little bloodshed. He believed the plan was the right way to go. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:50:28 EST