The Civil War was a conflict that threatened to break the relatively new country of America apart. Here you can explore the causes of this conflict and how some of the major battles in this war played out.
  • Battles & Incidents
  • Confederate Leaders
  • Glossary
  • Slavery
  • Union Leaders
  • Post Civil War

Washington, Treaty of, an agreement between the United States and Great Britain in 1871 that led to the settlement of various disputes between the two nations.

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