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The civil war that broke in the United States of America in 1861 is often known as the U.S. civil war. The U.S. civil war was fought between the eleven Southern states and the twenty three Northern states from 1861 to 1865. The U.S. civil war was the violent and blazing upshot of the smoldering fire of the differences between the states of the North and the South.

Often known as the South, the 11 Southern states were long discontented the North's (Northern States) or the Union's anti-slavery and strong federation stance. Where the North wanted to abolish slavery, the South wanted slavery; where the North wanted strong federation, the South wanted more powers for the states. The Southern leaders, who had long been waiting for an opportunity to disassociate themselves from the Union, were actually setting the stage for the U.S. civil war.

When Abraham Lincoln became president of America in 1860, he was not even on the voting list in nine Southern States. South Carolina, the first to secede from the Union, in a special convention announced, “The Union now existing between South Carolina and other states under the name of the ‘United States of America’ is hereby faded away.”

Led by the President Jefferson Davis, the South heated the furnace of the u.s. civil war by declaring their right to secession and forming the Confederate States of America (CSA). The North led by President Lincoln and the Republican Party came up to save the federation. Making the U.S. civil war imminent, the North rejected the Southern secession.

President Lincoln appealed that he had no intent to encroach upon southern states, but would use force to maintain ownership of federal property. Brushing aside Lincoln's appeal, the South attacked upon the Federal troops that were stationed at Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina on April 12 1861. The attack triggered up the action of the U.S. civil war.

By the June 8, 1861, the number of states in the South camp in the U.S. civil war became 11. There were many fierce combats between the Southern forces and the Northern forces from 1861 to 1865 in the U.S. civil war. The U.S. civil war ended in 1865 with the fall of Confederacy and the victory of the North or Union.

The U.S. civil war ended with many positive outcomes. The U.S. civil war permanently solved issues of secession and slavery; states permanently surrendered their rights to secession and Slavery was permanently abolished by the 13th amendment of the American Constitution. The most dynamic result of the U.S. civil war was that the United States came up as the puissant and invincible nation of the world.