Question 73
The 1800s
Name the U.S. war between the North and the South

The war between the states in the North and the states in the South is called the Civil War. The Civil War started in 1861. It ended in 1865. Southern states disagreed with the North over slavery and other issues. They did not want to be part of the United States. They formed their own country called the Confederate States of America, or the Confederacy. States in the North wanted to keep the United States together. They were the Union. The North won the war. The Confederacy became part of the United States again. The war between the North and the South is called the Civil War.

Other questions related to The 1800s
The 1800s
What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
QUESTION #71
The 1800s
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
QUESTION #72
The 1800s
Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
QUESTION #74

Section "Learn and Explore" uses official instructions and media files of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US National Museum of American History, The Smithsonian Institution and other governmental and public organization.