THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES

UNION
UNION
Union and Confederate States CONFEDERACY
CONFEDERACY

April 12, 1861 to April 9, 1865

During the Civil War, the United States was divided. Many Southern states seceded from the Union; forming the Confederate States of America. These two sides fought each other on home land for nearly 4 years. Northern states were referred to as the Union. Southern states were referred to as the Confederacy.

          
3 main issues of the Civil War.
  1. States' Rights
  2. Slavery
  3. Secession

Teacher's Guide
Questions For the Students

Last Revised 5/02/2005 by Keri E. Walter
Ms. Walter is a fourth grade teacher of Virginia Studies
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