Evolution Confederate States Of America

Formed in 1861 and enduring until its demise in 1865, the Confederate States of America comprised 11 states, two less-formally declared states and one new territory during its existence. Outraged at the demand to abolish slavery, anti-union fervor swept through slave-owning states that ultimately led to South Carolina’s secession on December 20, 1860.

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Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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