American Civil War

Jensen Leonard & Noah Swing

When and Where

  • The war began on April 12, 1861 and ended in the spring of 1865
  • The war took place in The United States of America (USA)

What caused it

  • Abolitionists Movement
  • Slavery
  • Dred Scott Decision
  • Underground Railroad

Who was involved

  • North (Union)
  • South (Confederates)
  • North soldiers were educated
  • South soldiers were mostly farmers

Lasting effects

  • Boom in industrialization
  • Made America more democratic
  • Ended slavery
  • Reinforced the idea that the power of the federal government is supreme

Works cited

  • "What Were Some of the Long Term Effects of the American Civil War? | ENotes.", n.d. Web. 06 Apr. 2016.
  • Council on Foreign Relations. Council on Foreign Relations, n.d. Web. 06 Apr. 2016.
  • "Causes Of The Civil War | HistoryNet." HistoryNet. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Apr. 2016.

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