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The civil war one of the most historical events in history that shaped America. A war between our own country fighting and killing many lives. Thousands were lost in that war and many many more injured all due to slavery.
The Civil war was mainly started because of a lady named Harriet Beecher Stowe. When antislavery debates rose over the Compromise of 1850, Harriet began to write a story about slavery. In 1852 she published her novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin. It was widely read in the United States and moved many to join the cause of abolition. The election of 1860 really heated things up because Abraham Lincoln won the election and he was against slavery. As soon as Lincoln won about a month later on December 20,1860 South Carolina seceded from the United States and other states joined until that were in the south and wanted slavery to be legal. On February 9,1861 the confederacy is formed with Jefferson Davis as president.
On April 12,1861 General P.G.T Beauregard opened fire on Major Robert Anderson Union troops on F
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