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The civil war changed the nation in many ways, in the north the war changed the way people thought about our country. The south or Union, people began to think of the united states as a single nation rather than I collection of states. The war also caused the national government to expand.

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During the US Civil War, the individual Southern states had internal issues with state's rights. This element, however, was not a leading cause for the South's defeat. In fact, it had a positive effect in that the individual states aided the war effort using their abilities at the local and state level to supplement the work of the central government in Richmond.

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The United States divided and eventually started the Civil War. During the Civil War, more Americans died than in any other war.

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