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American Civil War (1861-1865)
The Civil War was the culmination of four decades of intense sectional conflict and reflected deep-seated economic, social, and political differences between the North and the South. The South, overwhelmingly agricultural, produced cash crops—cotton…
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The American Civil War was an internal conflict fought in the United States (U.S.) from 1861 to 1865. The Union (i.e., The United States) faced secessionists in ...

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The Civil War was fought in thousands of different places, from southern Pennsylvania to Texas; from New Mexico to the Florida coast. The majority of the  ...

www.civilwar.org/learn/articles/10-facts-what-everyone-should-know-about-civil-war

The Civil War, also known as “The War Between the States,” was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America, ...

www.civilwar.org/learn/articles/why-non-slaveholding-southerners-fought

Address by historian and author Gordon Rhea about why non-slaveholding southerners fought for the Confederacy.

www.civilwar.org/learn/articles/female-soldiers-civil-war

Most of the people who fought in the war were "citizen soldiers" with no prior military training--men and women alike learned the ways of soldiering at the same ...

www.historynet.com/causes-of-the-civil-war

Explore articles from the History Net archives about Civil War Causes ... Abolitionists fought to have slavery declared illegal in those territories, as the Northwest ...

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What year was the civil war fought? How long was the civil war? The civil war was fought between 1861 and 1865 and lasted 4 years. When did the civil war ...

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The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places, from Valverde, New Mexico, and Tullahoma, Tennessee, to St. Albans, Vermont, and Fernandina on the Florida coast ...

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By the time it ended in Confederate surrender in 1865, the Civil War proved to be the costliest war ever fought on American soil, with some 620,000 of 2.4 million ...