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NPS Slavery Brochure What caused the Civil War?
A number of issues ignited the Civil War: states’ rights, the role of the federal government, the preservation of the Union, the economy; but all were inextricably bound to the institution of slavery. SLAVERY-BROCHURE.pdf Adobe Acrobat document [2.5 MB]