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    Civil War

  • Election of Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln wins the election of 1860 against Douglas.
  • Secession of South Carolina

    South Carolina sucedes from the United States to start the Confederacy.
  • Formation of the Confederate States

    The founding of the Confederate States is put into place.
  • Firing on Fort Sumter

    Confederate states fire on Fort Sumter a Union territory.
  • First battle of Bull Run

    The first battle of the Civil war took place in Bull Run.