14. The Civil War

*The American Yawp is an evolving, collaborative text. Please click here to improve this chapter.* I. IntroductionII. The Election of 1860 and SecessionIII. A War for Union 1861-1863IV. War for Emancipation 1863-1865V. ConclusionVI. Primary SourcesVII. Reference Material I. Introduction The American Civil War, the bloodiest in the nation’s history, resulted in approximately 750,000 deaths.1 The war touched the life of nearly … Continue reading 14. The Civil War