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Why did people fight for the union in the civil war?


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June 10, 2009 4:47AM

The north fought to keep the Union together and the south fought to secede from the U.S. , When Lincoln was elected the South felt as if it had no voice in the Gov't. They thought that the President, the senate, and the house of Representatives was against their ideals, especially slavery.