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The Civil War, Episode 1

The Cause - 1861

The Civil War

by Ken Burns
Ken Burns

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What caused the war? Beginning with an examination of slavery, this episode looks at the causes of the war and the burning questions of union and states' rights.


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Publisher: PBS

Streaming video

  • Release date: July 1, 2015
  • Duration: 01:39:16
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Documentary

    Languages

    English

    What caused the war? Beginning with an examination of slavery, this episode looks at the causes of the war and the burning questions of union and states' rights.


    Expand title description text