Civil war

Southern states wanted what in the West?
Slavery in farming
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Impact when southern states left USA
USA goverment controlled by northern states 1862 free from opposition from southern states and passed 2 laws
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The civil war
1860 Abraham Lincoln elected president. By the time war ended 1845 over 600,000 Americans had died + 400,000 injured
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Northern states wanted?
Stop slavery in south and all together
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1861 what happened?
southern states left USA and set up own confederacy triggering civil war
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Consequence
led to freedom for more than four million enslaved Americans + established a more powerful and centralized federal government
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Consequence
Laid the foundation for America's emergence as a world power in the 20th century.
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Impact when southern states left USA

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USA goverment controlled by northern states 1862 free from opposition from southern states and passed 2 laws

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The civil war

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Northern states wanted?

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1861 what happened?

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