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Complete History of the U.S. Wars: 1700-2004, A

The Civil War (#104)

Program 4 - The Civil War
1846 - United States Declares War on Mexico
1861 - Eleven States Comprise the Confederacy
1862 - Emancipation Proclamation
1863 - Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg Address
1863 - The Fall of Vicksburg
1865 - Lee Surrenders at Appomattox
[26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: War has always been part of the American experience. From the time the first colonists set foot upon North America's shores, they were in conflict with the Native inhabitants. One hundred years later the colonies suddenly found themselves an extension of the conflicts in Europe. Less than a century later, the Revolutionary War freed the fledgling United States from its British overlords and European entanglements. Born and nurtured in war, America grew in strength and power until at the beginning of the 21st century it was the foremost military power in the world. Join George Kennedy as he takes us on this 300-year saga of The Complete History of U.S. Wars.

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