The Civil War: Central Event Of America's Historical History

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The Civil War The Civil War is the central event of America’s historical history. While the Revolution of 1766-1783 created the United States, the Civil War of 1861-1865 determined what kind of nation it would be. The event that triggered war in Charleston Bay April 12, 1861 was a ship equipped with weapons and designed to take part in warfare at sea. But the real war started in 1862, huge battles and attacks in Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. The war began in Fort Sumter, South Carolina. The Civil War was started in many different places. The Civil War started because of uncompromising disagreements between the free states and the slave states. The people who
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