The Civil war began on April 12, 1861. The war was between two sides the south and north. These sides were also known as the Confederates and the Union. The main issue over this war was over slavery, as well as extension of slavery in the western territories. Once Abraham Lincoln was elected the new preside...
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... January 1, 1863.
This proclamation freed all the slaves within the ten states that were still in rebellion because of the war. Also this proclamation allowed the free slaves to join the United States service to help fight in the Civil war. There was an estimate of three to four million slaves that this proclamation applied. After the war the U.S started reconstruction in south first by ending slavery around the United States. Also there were changes to the Constitution that still remain in effect to this day after the end of Civil War. These changes to the constitution allowed the reuniting of north and south, guaranteed form of government for the ex-confederate states, and it permanently end slavery around the United States. This war change the way determined the outcome of how America would be; also thanks to this war slavery no longer exist in America.
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