American Civil War – The Complete History

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 determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Among the 34 states in January 1861, seven Southern slave states individually declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America. In the 1860 presidential election, Republicans, led by Abraham Lincoln, supported banning slavery in all the U.S. territories, something the Southern states viewed as a violation of their constitutional rights and as being part of a plan to eventually abolish slavery.

Date April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865 (by proclamation)
(4 years, 3 weeks and 6 days)
(last shot fired June 22, 1865)
Location Southern United States, Northeastern United States, Western United States,Atlantic Ocean
  • Union victory
  • Slavery abolished
  • Territorial integrity preserved
  • Lincoln assassinated five days after Lee’s surrender
  • Destruction and dissolution of theConfederate States
  • Beginning of the Reconstruction Era
  • Establishment of the Ku Klux Klan

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