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The following are seven interesting facts that you may or may not know about the American Civil War. Fact 1: The American Civil War was also known as the “The War Between the States.” The war was fought between the United States of America (Union) and the Confederate States of America (Confederacy). The latter was a collection of 11 southern states that left the Union in 1860 and 1861 and formed their own republic. The Confederacy wanted to protect their states’ rights and the institution of slavery. In 1865, after four years of battle, the Union overcame the Confederacy and...

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