How the American Civil War started
The Confederacy is the name commonly given to the Southern States of America which existed from 1860-1865 throughout the Civil War. It was started when southern states seceded from the Union after the election of Abraham Lincoln. The Confederate President was Jefferson Davis.
Union Leader: Abraham Lincoln
Confederate Leader: Jefferson Davis
Union: over 2,100,000
Confederate: over 250,000
Who fought ?
The union states and the confederacy states fought in the american civil war