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Learn About the Civil War in 15 Minutes

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Short on time and want to get an overview of the Civil War?

Learn about the Civil War in 15 minutes.

Here's how to get started:
  1. Read a brief overview of the American Civil War. This short article gives a brief overview of the war and focuses on the causes of the war.
  2. Watch The War Between the States In4. This short gives a very brief overview of the entire war: the lead-up, the conflict, and the aftermath.
  3. Browse the Civil War Timeline to help put the war’s events into context and relationships. 

Total time: 15 minutes 

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