History of the American Civil War.

by John William Draper

Publisher: Longmans, Green in London

Written in English
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The American Civil War (–) was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy".

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Foughtthe American Civil War was the result of decades of sectional tensions between the North and South. Focused on slavery and states rights, these issues came to a head following the election of Abraham Lincoln in Over the next several months eleven southern states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America.

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Oversoldiers died in the war. The fighting started at Fort Sumter in South Carolina on April 12, The Civil War ended on April 9, when General Robert E.

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Its topics include slavery and abolition, antebellum and Reconstruction politics, diplomacy.