Romanticism and Realism - Romanticism - The Civil War

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When did the American Civil War take place?

Eleven southern states withdrew from the Union in 1860 and 1861. The real war lasted from 1861-1865.

What was the direct cause of the American Civil War?

The in 1860 elected president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, refused to let 11 southern states leave the Union of the United States

What were the main 3 issues and differences in beliefs, that led to the  Civil War between the Northern and Southern states of the United Sates of America?

  • The north, with President Lincoln, believed slavery to be immoral and in need of abolishment.
  • There was an issue over the states rights versus the authority of the federal government.
  • There were competing claims of the agrarian south versus the industrial northern states.
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How did slavery end in the United States?

  • Midway through the Civil War (1861-1865), President Lincoln announced his Emancipation Proclamation, which promised freedom to all American slaves.
  • When the Northern states won the Civil War, slavery was ended as an institution (but would continue for over a century in attenuated form).

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