North vs South A growing country leads to disagreements over state rights and slavery. Slavery vs. Abolition The Civil War Slavery BrainPOP | Social Studies | Learn about Civil War Causes Why did our country battle itself? This BrainPOP movie will teach you about the two major issues that led to the Civil War - slavery and states' rights. You'll also find out where newly formed states fell into the slavery/states' rights equation, and why some states sided with the North on some issues, while siding with the South on others. People and Groups involved in the Civil War Abraham LincolnHarriet Tubman, Underground Railroad and AbolitionistsNat TurnerJohn BrownRobert E. LeeUlysses S. Grant Battle of Bull Run General Stonewall Jackson Also know as the Battle of Manassas The Merrimack vs The Monitor Hampton Roads On March 8, 1862, from her berth at Norfolk, the Confederate ironclad Virginia steamed into Hampton Roads where she sank Cumberland and ran Congress aground. On March 9, the Union ironclad Monitor having fortuitously arrived to do battle, initiated the first engagement of ironclads in history. NicerTube | Instantly Remove Comments and Distractions around YouTube™ Videos! Get rid of all the fluff, distractions and sometimes-dodgy content around YouTube videos by using NicerTube. Works like Magic! Battleship Game - Play Battleship Online Play Battleship, the most popular pencial and paper multiplayer game origin from WW2. Virginia Divides West Virginia - U.S. States - HISTORY.com When the state of Virginia voted to secede from the United States during the Civil War (1861-65), the people of the rugged and mountainous western region of the state opposed the decision and organized to form their own state, West Virginia,in support of the Union. Congress granted statehood to West Virginia on June 20, 1863. Surrender at Appomattox Court House Surrender at Appomattox Video - American Civil War History - HISTORY.com In April 1865 Gen. Robert E. Lee surrenders to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, bringing an end to the Civil War after four years of battle.