Civil War

Crystal Reyes

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.


Different causes of the Civil War

There were many causes of the civil war, including differences between northern and southern states on the idea of slavery, as well as trade, tariffs, and states rights.

Who won the Civil War?

The Union (North) won the Civil War. After four years of conflict, the last major Confederate armies surrendered to the United States on April of 1865.