5 Facts About American Civil War

1. American Civil War began when the Confederates bombarded Union soldiers at Fort Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861.

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2. American Civil War, called War Between the States, four-year war between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America.

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3. American Civil War destroyed much of the wealth that had existed in the South.

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4. American Civil War was the first Republican Party candidate to win the presidency.

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5. American Civil War was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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