The South Secedes
By Zach Litwiller
The South was already thinking about leaving when South Carolina did. South Carolina was the first state to leave the Union. The South was seceding because the North didn't like slavery.
These are the states in the Union And Confederacy.
President of Confederacy
This man was the president of the Confederacy. His name was Jefferson Davis.
This was the first state to secede for the Union.
By February 1861, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia Left to join South Carolina and the Confederacy. Other states like Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia would later join the Confederacy. The president of the Confederate States of America was Jefferson Davis.