Top 5 Causes of the US Civil War:
1. Economic and social differences between the North and the South.
2. States versus federal rights.
3. The fight between Slave and Non-Slave State Proponents.
4. Growth of the Abolition Movement.
5. The election of Abraham Lincoln.
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These ancestors fought in the American Civil War:
(Robert Sallee JAMES & Zerelda Elizabeth COLE)
(Ezra L'HOMMEDIEU & Hannah AYER)
(Abel LIVERMORE & Deborah SALISBURY)