Why was the Civil War called the Civil War?
Definition: A war between 2 or more parts of one country
The American Civil War was called the Civil War because it was the war between the Northern and Southern states of America./// The "Civil War" in this context is an inaccurate name. 1)After the 11 states seceeded,created and ratified their Constitution and The Confederate States of America was born,it was no longer one country but two.2)A civil war is a conflict in which the warring sides are fighting for control over one-and-the-same government,that is not what happened 1861-1865. The Confederacy had no interest in taking over Washington,D.C. -it had its' own Capitol,first at Montgomery,AL then at Richmond,VA. The War for Southern Independence is an accurate name to call it.
The rebuilding of the US after the Civil War was called the "Reconstruction Period".
That was called the US Civil War.
It was called the Civil War.
With regards to the US Civil War, many historians prefer to use the term of The War Between the States. For some historians, what is generally called the US Civil War, is not an accurate use of the term "civil war".
Anytime a nation is fighting itself (normally WITHOUT outside help) it is generally considered a civil war. The US Civil War (1861-1865) was also called the US War of Rebellion. Which is why the Southerners in the US Civil War were called "Rebels."
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The northern states in the US Civil War called themselves "The Union."
They were called Copperheads.
During the 19th century it was called the "war of rebellion", in the 20th century it was called the US Civil War.
The war was called The Civil War.
The US Civil War (also called the American Civil War) was the first military draft.
The period immediately following the US. Civil War was called The Reconstruction.
For the US Civil War, it was called the "War of Rebellion"; hence the name Rebels. Also Lincoln's War.
In the English Civil War of the 1600s the Royalists were also called Cavaliers, and the Parliamentary (and Puritanical) forces were called Roundheads. There were no Royalists in the US Civil War.
The US Civil War (also called the American Civil War), as was the Vietnam War a century later; were NOT declared wars. The US Civil War was most often called the "War of the Rebellion" by the officers and men that fought it. The Confederacy was part of the United States of America; and the United States of America did NOT declare war on itself. Note: Another reason the Confederates were called "Rebs" or Rebels; they were rebelling against the US government. It was as the men had called it, the "War of the Rebellion."
Was called the Mexican American War. It happened between the Texas War of Independence and the US Civil War.
ANSWER:The southern states before the American Civil War was usually known as the South. When the war began, they called themselves the Confederate States of America.
US, Northerners, Yankees, Blue Coats.
It was called the Civil War. It was brother against brother.
World War I was originally called "The Great War" (not the Civil War)
It was called the Civil War. I think you are confused.
In the civil war, the North was called the Union.