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Seeing a picture makes one feel as if he or she knows what is happening When a person sees a familiar face suffering it shocks them Someone may feel as if they are experiencing or at least comprehending better what the image in the picture is going through If the photograph is of people laughing for a brief second the person looking at it thinks that they are a part of the inside joke going on When the images in the pictures are hurting the person looking will feel the pain slicing through their flash as well When the civil war broke photography had existed in the United States for almost 20 years The new technology was quickly catching on and many photographers at the time took it as a challenge to bring the truth about war out to the public Pictures of lost battles started showing up in newspapers Images of hurting soldiers fighting for their lives startled the country The public was able to see the awful reality of war for the first time Most people did not like it The old myth of an honorable war was somewhat broken and the battles were no longer a question of imagination People saw their kids dying families saw pictures of others loved ones hurting and thought of their own suffering in the same way The option to see and for a second feel what soldiers were experiencing daily during the way shocked the public Other than shocked the public was interested When the Harpers Weekly first published pictures of the Bull Run battlefields its popularity increased so much that even today one can subscribe to the original copies it has printed in the civil war httpwwwipetersdephotographyhtmlintro Peoples new perspective that war is not a glorious act but rather dreadful and deadly brought rivals to seek and appreciate unity and helped end the war A war usually breaks over disagreements on specific ideologies parties may
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