Who was the worst general in the Civil War?

The Ten Worst Generals of the Civil War

  • John B.
  • John B.
  • Ben F.
  • Leonidas (Bishop) Polk (1806–1864)
  • Joseph Hooker (1814–1879)
  • John Pope (1822–1892) Like many other officers in the Union Army in the Eastern Theater, John Pope was given one chance to be a great General.
  • P.G.T. Beauregard (1818–1893) Pierre G.T.
  • George B. McClellan (1826–1885): Honorable Mention.

Is War is a necessary evil?

But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.”

Who was the most successful general for the Union?

Ulysses S. Grant

Why do we need wars?

Economic Gain. Often wars are caused by one country’s wish to take control of another country’s wealth. Some scientists believe that as the world’s population increases and basic resources become scarce, wars will be fought more often over fundamental essentials, such as water and food.

What negative effects come from winning a war?

The most common negative impacts of war include loss of human lives, economic losses due to destruction of capital as well as disruption of trade, human suffering, the spread of diseases, displacement of people and destruction of the environment, among others.

Is war an unavoidable part of human nature?

War isn’t in our nature, he argues. But that doesn’t mean there’s an easy way to avoid it. For as long as humans have recorded their achievements in paint and stone, war has been a familiar story. “But it is the overall circumstances that we live in that creates the impulse to go or not go to war.”

Who were the most feared warriors of all time?


  1. Tlahuicole. Tlahuicole was a warrior who lived pre-sixteenth century.
  2. Galvarino. Galvarino was a Mapuche warrior who lived in the 1500’s.
  3. Spartacus. Spartacus was a Thracian soldier.
  4. Miyamoto Musashi.
  5. Prince Rupert of the Rhine.
  6. Flamma.
  7. Marcus Cassius Scaeva.
  8. Xiahou Dun.

What wars were necessary?

The necessary ones are: American Revolution; Barbary Pirates (not declared but a war); Civil War; WW II; Korean War (not declared but still a war); Iraq War I (freeing Kuwait); Afghan War after 9/11. The clearly unnecessary ones: Mexican War; Spanish-American War; Iraq II.

Why did the Union win the war?

The Union’s advantages as a large industrial power and its leaders’ political skills contributed to decisive wins on the battlefield and ultimately victory against the Confederates in the American Civil War.