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1 American Civil War - Slavery Tiffany and Sam 9S

2  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)

3  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

4  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

5  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

6 Bibliography Websites:  "What effects did slavery have during the civil war?." Yahoo Answers! Yahoo, Apr Web. 6 Oct >.  American Civil War. Wikipedia. Web.. Podcasts:  McPherson, James. "Lincoln was "Tried By War"." Talk of the Nation. NPR, Washington, Web. 5 Oct Books:  Catton, Bruce, and James M. McPherson. The Civil War. 2004th ed. New York: American Heritage, Print. Newspapers:  Dunn, Cyril. "Fighting the American Civil War Again." The Age 11 Feb. 1961: 2. Print.  Harvey, Charles M. ""The American Civil War"." The New York Times 24 Sep. 1910: BR3. Print.  "Slavery Blocking the way." Harper Weekly 24 Jan. 1910: 50. Print.


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