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The Civil War was between the North and South.

The war basically started because of slavery and state rights. The North believed in freedom and thought that no one should be held as a slave.

In the South, President Abraham Lincoln thought of slavery as something unjust and wanted to abolish it; while on the other hand, the South were in favor of slavory and would fight for it.

After the Civil war began, president LIncoln put into affect the Emancipation Proclamation which would set all the slaves free and make any type of slavery illegal.

As the Civil War ended, the Union had won and the country reunited.