National Park Service

The Civil War: 150 Years. National Park Service Sesquicentennial Commemoration.

Then: October 20, 1861

Anger Overseas

Cartoon Showing John Bull and Abraham Lincoln

As the war threatens to disrupt British commerce, England becomes increasingly sympathetic to the Confederacy, while Union newspapers mock Great Britain.

Now: June 10, 2010

Tension Over Gulf Oil Spill

Damaged Deepwater Horizon oil rig

As England's economy is threatened due to the Gulf oil spill, the mayor of London asks America to stop attacking BP and says the company should not be blamed.

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