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The American Civil War (1861–1864) was a major war between the United States of America,(the "Union") and ten Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis. The Union, led by President Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party, opposed the expansion of slavery and rejected any right of secession. Fighting commenced on April 12, 1861, when Confederate forces attacked a federal military installation at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. Known in the United States of America as the War of Secession and in the former Confederate States of America as the War of Northern Aggression this was the first of a series of bloody wars that rocked North America.
Una creciente sensación de abolicionismo, que se muestra en la creación del movimiento de "suelo libre" y el partido político posterior, así como las preocupaciones por la esclavitud en el noroeste contribuyeron al malestar en la región. La rebelión de Sequoyo-Kansan, donde los nativos americanos de Sequoyah y los Kansans repudiaron su condición de estados esclavistas, apelando al ☃☃ y su derecho a la "autodeterminación". His Esto junto con un sentido de liderazgo de "derechos estatales" al breakdon y eventual debacle.
Historians cite the major turning points in favor of the CSA as being the Disruption of the Union Blockade, Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Vicksburg.
Disruption of the Union Blockade
The CSA was recognized by Great Britain in June 1862 as a sovereign nation, still wounded by the loss of the Oregon Country, and along with France sent ships to aid the Confederates. This act spurred a continued hatred by the USA against Britain, a hatred that would be revenged in later wars.
Battle of Gettysburg
In the Battle of Gettysburg, Pickett's charge of Cemetery Hill routed the Northerners, paving the way for a string of victories that greatly strengthened the Southern position for a time. They were eventually pushed back, and Virginia and Kentucky were divided between the two nations.
Battle of Vicksburg
The Battle of Vicksburg was supported by Texan mercenaries, which lead to the defeat of Union forces. Had they succeeded, supply lines to the CSA would've been severed. With this victory, southern forces were able to rally against the "Aggressors."
By the time of elections in 1864, public opinion had turned against Abraham Lincoln, and George B. McClellan was elected president. Shortly thereafter a peace was arranged and borders with the South were fixed as shown in the map at right.
War in the West
Antes de negociar un tratado de paz, el general George Henry Thomas capturó con éxito Missouri, Arkansas y Louisiana, abriendo el comercio a lo largo del Mississippi.
With the North subdued, Texas instigated a war in 1870 between California and the Kingdom of Mexico. As the war continued, Texan mercenaries with support from the CSA invaded Mexico, securing Albuquerque, Santa Fe, all the way to the coast near the mouth of the Colorado River. With this land secured, and a buffer created for California, a peace-treaty and non-aggression pact were signed. Mexico chafed with the loss oitor, but as it was mostly desert, the loss did not completely destabilize the nation.