Impact of the Civil War - USA Race relations OCR History SpecB

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American Civil War (1861–1865)

Eleven southern states declared their secession from the United States
formed the Confederate state of Emerica - aka "the Confederacy".
fought for its independence from the United States.

The U.S. federal government was supported by twenty mostly-Northern free in which slavery already had been abolished, and by five slave states that became known as the  border states
 -referred to as the union
much larger base of population and industry than the


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