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Most people mistaking believe that the Union declared war on the South because of slavery. This was not true until the war was ending, and the Union thought that slavery was the South's inspiration to fight. The North declared war on the South to preserve the Union.

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they got into political arguments with the north and were sure they could win. Also they took the north insults to heart being born and raised in the south

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