Argumentative Essay: The Start Of The Civil War

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The civil war started in 1860 to 1861 when eleven southern states seceded. Which then named themselves the confederate states of america. But the states that stayed in the U.S were know as the union. The president of the Union states was Abraham lincoln. And the president for the confederate states was jefferson davis. The first battle took place in fort sumter in 1861 when the confederacy wanted to take the union and fort sumter for its own. Fort sumter was taken by the south and so then the civil war began. The south did come short in winning the war.The North won because they had more resources, better military, and better leaders. The south could have won the won. Only if they had more telegraph lines and more money to pay off damage.
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