How Much Do You Know About the American Civil War?

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Let's see how much high school knowledge you retained with this quiz about the Civil War! Did you remember to study?

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What year did the Civil War begin?

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The Civil War began in 1861. The prevalent conflict over slavery reached a tipping point in the late 1850s. When Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860, the southern states began the process of seceeding from the Union. The first battle of the Civil War was on April 12th, 1861, at Fort Sumter. 

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The Civil War began in 1861. The prevalent conflict over slavery reached a tipping point in the late 1850s. When Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860, the southern states began the process of seceeding from the Union. The first battle of the Civil War was on April 12th, 1861, at Fort Sumter. 

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