The American Civil War: Bloodiest Wars In American History

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The American Civil War
The American Civil war was one of the bloodiest wars in American History, but one of the craziest things about this war was that it was a war between our own country. There are many reasons and causes that led up to the event known as the Civil War, some of them being that the north wanted to stop the act called slavery, which is when whites treat blacks terrible and make them follow commands and especially make them do hard work, if the order is not followers, they could be killed or even beat. One other thing that led up to the war was the rights to the states, what they mean by this is the choice to be a slave state, or a slave free state, most of the north were slave free states, and then the southern states were

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