https://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/american-civil-war-history

Sep 13, 2018 ... The Civil War in the United States began in 1861, after decades of simmering tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, ...

https://acwm.org/blog/myths-misunderstandings-what-caused-civil-war

... and staff to generate a list of the questions or topics about the Civil War that they ... In contrast to the post-war efforts to downplay the importance of slavery, ...

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/10-facts-what-everyone-should-know-about-civil-war

At the beginning of the Civil War, 22 million people lived in the North and 9 million people (4 million of whom were slaves) lived in the South. The North also had ...

http://civilwarsaga.com/slavery-cause-civil-war/

Mar 15, 2017 ... The argument over whether slavery was the primary cause of the Civil War is one of the most controversial topics in American history.

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/brief-overview-american-civil-war

While the Revolution of 1776-1783 created the United States, the Civil War of ... over the power of the national government to prohibit slavery in the territories ...

https://www.nps.gov/liho/planyourvisit/upload/cw_slavery_site_bulletin.pdf

The role of slavery in bringing on the Civil War has been hotly debated for decades. One ... risis over avery that gripped the nation ap itish could not be ignored.

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2967.html

To retain the loyalty of the remaining border states -- Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri -- President Lincoln insisted that the war was not about slavery ...

https://www.livescience.com/13673-civil-war-anniversary-myths.html

Apr 12, 2011 ... Why the Civil War was really about slavery and other Civil War myths busted.

https://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/uscivilwar/origins/origins.html

An outline of the origins of the American Civil War. ... Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring freedom for over three million slaves in the South.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War

From the anti-slavery perspective, the issue was primarily about whether the system of slavery was an anachronistic evil that was ...