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Civil War Dbq

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The United States was once divided between the north, the Union, and the south, the Confederacy. America was engaged into its own Civil War over disagreements on how the U.S. should be ran. The south didn’t consider slave as people and should be treated as such. In contrast, the north determined that the Constitution applied to slaves as it did to the whites. The Civil War was fought on the issue of what to do with the slaves now that the country was free. After the north won the Civil War the reconstruction of the United States was imediatly put into effect. The reconstruction period started with the 13th Amendment that abolished slavery freeing the slaves. Then the 14th Amendment enforced the ligitimetcy of the 13th by outlawing discrimination

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  • Explains that the united states was divided between the north, the union, and the south. the civil war was fought on the issue of what to do with the slaves once the country was free.
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