https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/reasons-secession

The Civil War Trust's history article analyzing the reasons for secession as set ... of the war was the Southern states' desire to preserve the institution of slavery.

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

The Civil War Trust's webpage explaining the top 10 things kids should know ... Alarmed by his anti-slavery stance, the southern states seceded soon after he ...

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

John S. Mosby expressed surprise at a recent speech in which the orator dismissed “the charge that the South went to war for slavery” as a “'slanderous ...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/five-myths-about-why-the-south-seceded/2011/01/03/ABHr6jD_story.html

Feb 26, 2011 ... One hundred fifty years after the Civil War began, we're still fighting over its meaning. ... Slavery, not states' rights, birthed the Civil War.

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.history.com/news/5-myths-about-slavery

May 3, 2016 ... The idea that the war was somehow not about slavery but about the issue ... On the Northern side, the rose-colored myth of the Civil War is that ...

https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2015/jun/25/gavin-mcinnes/tweet-civil-war-was-about-secession-not-slavery/

Jun 25, 2015 ... In a companion tweet, McInnes said anyone, like Northerners, who think the Civil War was about slavery should go to Google. "Look it up," said ...

https://medium.com/@jonathanusa/everything-you-know-about-the-civil-war-is-wrong-9e94f0118269

Nov 1, 2017 ... The Civil War is perhaps the most misunderstood event in the history of ... blame for the Civil War on the South and slavery — and intellectually lazy. .... math and realized what secession really meant for Northern enterprises.

https://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/feature/causes-of-the-civil-war/

The causes of the Civil War and its cost to a young nation. ... A common explanation is that the Civil War was fought over the moral issue of slavery. In fact , it was ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcy7qV-BGF4

Aug 10, 2015 ... What caused the Civil War? Did the North care about abolishing slavery? Did the South secede because of slavery? Or was it about something ...