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The Civil War.

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FC: The Civil War By Destiny Perrett

1: Lots of People Died During The Civil War. Experts Say That about 618,000 to 700,000 Americans Died.

2: They Used Saws to cut off the limbs of wounded soldiers. And they used the same one without keeping it sterile!

3: The North And South Fought because the South wanted slavery And The North Didn't. The South also wanted to b there own country. Abraham Lincoln Made it so they couldn't.

4: Gangrene was very common! Gangrene is caused because a wound isn't Properly Treated! The Blood flow to this area stops The Tissue Becomes Cold and Black.

5: Muskets are a gun that was used in the civil war. They were mussel loaded long bore and used for the war.

6: Musket Balls were used in the war as bullets. When they hit they flatten out and destroy everything in its path. It may break bone and tear tissue and veins in its path.

7: Amputation Was The Most Common for Surgeons. | People constructed The Civil War Surgeons As Heartless. | Civil War surgeons Suffered from being called Butchers or some other diversive terms.

8: The first picture is of a common disease Tuberculosis. This is an infectious disease. Causing fever, weakness, and emaciation. This Disease effected the soldiers because a lot of them got sick and couldn't fight. The Second picture is SmallPox. Smallpox id an acute contagious disease caused by a virus and marked by onset on chills, backache, and headache. This made the soldiers ill and they couldnt fight and most died

9: Nurses played a HUGE part in the war. They Helped with everything from administering the medicine to helping with amputations. The nurses helped tremendously.

10: What did The New Medical Techniques do during the civil war? The New Medical Techniques served as a chance for soldiers injured during the war to live and not die of infection. Even though they might have had something amputated they get another chance.

11: How large or small of a part did the New Medical Techniques have one the Civil War? They Played a Large part in the Civil War. They gave men another chance and helped them if they got injured.

12: Who benefited from the Medical techniques During the war? Who did not benefit from Medical Techniques during the Civil War? The Soldiers Benefited from this because they got help with there injures and most didn't die from infection. Nobody didn't benefit from Medical Techniques. Everybody benefited in there own way!

13: What If Medical Techniques had never been around during the War? Lots of people would be dead. If the Mini Balls (Bullets) Didn't kill you, Disease and infection did.

14: Would Life Have been different during the Civil War without Medical Techniques? Yes. Because We would have never won the war. And all our soldiers would have been dead so they wouldn't have been able to tell us what really happened.

15: Is Medical Techniques still around today?? Why or why not? Yes. But they became more advanced. And people don't die from gangrene. Or Smallpox or any Diseases for that matter because they have vaccines.

16: "Amputation" 5/24/10 "Civil War Diseases". 5/24/10 www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylawren/LCM_CM_Diseases.htm>. "Civil War Nurses "The Angels of the Battlefield"" . 5/24/10 .

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