Definition of American civil war

1. Noun. Civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865.

Definition of American civil war

1. Proper noun. A war fought in the United States between 1861 and 1865, between the Northern states (Union) and Southern states (Confederacy). ¹

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America's Cup
America at home
American-Indian language
American Airlines
American Baptist Convention
American Bobtail
American Bobtails
American Bulldog
American Bulldogs
American Cancer Society
American Civil War
American Curl
American Curls
American Dream
American English
American Falls
American Federalist Party
American Federation of Labor
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Indus
American Indian
American Indian Day
American Indians
American Keuda
American Keudas
American Labor Party

Literary usage of American civil war

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Catalogue of Books: (original and Reprints,) Published in the by James Kelly (1871)
"JW (MD) History of the american civil war. 3 vole. 8vo. giene. 8vo. cl. , $3 75. N. T ............................ Harpers. ..."

2. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1904)
"CHAPTER V american civil war (1861-186S) THEN came the outbreak which had been so often foretold, so often menaced ; and the ground reeled under the nation ..."

3. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1908)
"The american civil war by arresting the supply of cotton had half ruined Lancashire. The same cause had diminished the export trade to America by six ..."

4. The Photographic History of the Civil War ...: Thousands of Scenes by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"... EDITORIAL INTRODUCTORY ON this semi-centennial of the american civil war—the war of the modern Roses in the Western World—these volumes are dedicated to ..."

5. British History in the Nineteenth Century (1782-1901) by George Macaulay Trevelyan (1922)
"... helps Cavour to free Italy—Cobden's Commercial Treaty with France—The American Civil War—Canadian Federation—Denmark—Death of Palmerston, 1865. ..."

6. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"... three countries should offer their friendly mediation to the ^e American contending parties in the american civil war. The moment was deemed civil war. ..."

7. The Rise of Business Corporations in India, 1851-1900 by Shyam Rungta (1970)
"The great wealth suddenly produced by the rise in the price of cotton shortly after the beginning of the american civil war,' coupled with the absence of ..."

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