What Are The Consequences Of The Civil War

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In 1861 America got themselves into the most deadly war in history. The Civil War, also known as the war between states, was fought between the north and south. Eleven southern slave states declared there secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, better known as the Confederates. They fought against the Union, which was supported by all Free states and the five border slave states in the north. During the Presidential Election in 1860, the Republican Party which was led by Abraham Lincoln campaigned against the expansion of slavery beyond the states in which it already existed. That caused seven of the southern states to declare secession from the United States, before Lincoln even went into office. Both
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