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Civil War - The Civil War, fought between 1861 and 1865, was a battle to determine the  fate of slavery and union in America. Under the stern leadership of Abraham Lincoln,  union was eventually preserved, and slavery was abolished per the Thirteenth  Amendment.  First Continental Congress - The First Continental Congress was held at Philadelphia in  1774. An attempt to bring cohesion to colonial dissent, it was followed by the more  radical Second Continental Congress, which began the following year.  Second Continental Congress - The Second Continental Congress was held at  Philadelphia in 1775-76, and took a radical turn upon the news of conflict between  British and colonial forces at the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Eventually, the  Second Continental Congress culminated in a Declaration of Independence and the  establishment of a sovereign national government. 
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