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…
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil
War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to
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
Apr 12, 2011 ... Why the Civil War was really about slavery and other Civil War myths ... Myth #3:
Blacks, both free and slave, fought for the Confederacy.
Apr 14, 2011 ... He concludes that the "Civil War was about slavery, nothing more." ... The war
was fought over state's rights and the limits of federal power in a ...
Jun 25, 2015 ... A common explanation is that the Civil War was fought over the moral issue of
slavery. In fact, it was the economics of slavery and political ...
Apr 9, 2015 ... As the 150th Anniversary of General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox
Court House in Virginia rolls around, some armchair historians ...
Civil War Facts. Facts about the American Civil War, including what years the civil
war was fought, when it started, how many people died, and why it started.
Aug 11, 2015 ... The next time an annoying friend or relative attempts to argue that the Civil War
was fought over anything other than slavery, here's the ...
It was the last lecture in a series (April 8–12, 2011) called “Why They Fought:
Reflections on the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War,” produced by the