Union VS Confederate
In 1860, the nation was locked in a Civil War. This tragic war, which lasted from 1861 to 1877, was mainly caused by the diverging society between the North and the South. The war divided the country between the North (Union) and South (Confederate). There were many factors that led to the war and the chief ones were political, social, and economic differences between the North and the South.
Slavery was a major issue that
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with the beginning of the Reconstruction. The 14th Amendment was appealed, helping to turn blacks into official citizens of the United States. It also provided for national citizenship and forbade states from depriving citizens of equal protection of the law. There were still a number of questions that needed answers. Would slaves overuse their powers, since Congress had granted them rights? The nation would face a challenge in the future. Next stop was the Reconstruction