In what ways did the Civil War transform the nation?
The first three of these postwar amendments accomplished the most radical and rapid social and political change in American history: the abolition of slavery (13th) and the granting of equal citizenship (14th) and voting rights (15th) to former slaves, all within a period of five years.
How did the Civil War change the US economy between 18?
From 18, the Civil War fostered a great deal of economic change in the United States. During this period, the economic change most fostered by the Civil War included (1) an end to slavery; (2) an increase in the need for cheap labor to work in the factories; and (3) an increase in railroad building.
Were there 11 or 13 Confederate states?
The Confederate States of America was a collection of 11 states that seceded from the United States in 1860 following the election of President Abraham Lincoln. Led by Jefferson Davis and existing from 18, the Confederacy struggled for legitimacy and was never recognized as a sovereign nation.