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1

When did the southern state leave the USA (start of the civil war)

1861

2

What triggered a civil war

The southern state leaving the USA

3

When did the union defeat the confederacy

1865

4

Who looked for a fresh start in the West

Ex soldiers
Ex Slaves

5

How long did the civil war go on for

4 year

6

When did the civil war end

1865

7

When was the homestead act passed

May 1862

8

What did the homestead act aim to do

Settling in the West

9

When was the Pacific railroad act passed

July 1862

10

What did the Pacific railroad act aim to do

Developing connections between the south and the west

11

Why where the homestead act and the Pacific railroad act passed during the civil war

So the southern states could have no say in them