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The Civil War era (1844-1877)

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A house divided against itself cannot stand. The United States could no longer remain half-slave and half-free, and the ensuing war over the fate of slavery ripped apart the nation.

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Sectional tension in the 1850s

In the 1850s, the long-brewing tensions over slavery began to tear the United States apart.

The Civil War

The end of slavery. The beginning of a new era. The biggest conflict ever to happen on American soil. What caused the Civil War and how did it change the United States?

Reconstruction

During the period of Reconstruction after the Civil War, the federal government worked to reintegrate the American South into the fabric of the United States and to realign its society to ensure political equality for African Americans.

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