How The Civil War Changed America

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The American Civil War changed America and the people of America for it was a life changing. The American Civil War started because of the argument over slaves. This war lasted for 4 long years. The death count was more than 625,000 death. The Civil War started because of a man named Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860 and was content on demolishing slavery on his rise to power. But other states did not want to give up their slaves. This is what ignited the Civil War. The seven states that were content on keeping their slaves formed an alliance that would later be called the Confederacy. Abraham Lincoln led his men that wanted to end slavery and were named the Democratic(Union Army). On April 12 1861 the Confederacy
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