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In the American civil war, America was divided into two unions They were the Confederacy and the Union Eleven states made up the Confederacy The Union was against the Confederacy’s belief The Confederacy’s belief was to let slavery go on, however the Union states were anti-slavery The two border states flags, the Union (left) and the Confederacy (right)
The Confederacy liked slavery because they used slaves to grow produce which could be greatly used for trade In the Union states, slavery was illegal, but not every civilian was against it Abraham Lincoln was the leader of the Union states and Jefferson Davis was the leader of the Confederacy Lincoln led his belief to his people that slavery was “monstrous injustice” Map of Border States
There are many sources which show that the slavery issue was not started by the civil war but the main cause that led to the war Since the Union States believed in anti-slavery, there were many abolitionists, such as Wendell Philips Wendell Philips
The 13 th Amendment to the US constitution ended the American Civil War The 13 th Amendment states that no act of slavery shall be accepted by the United States of America The amendment was made by Abraham Lincoln, the 16 th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln
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