Thursday, April 14, 2011
150 Years Later, US Civil War Still Resonates
VOAVideo: 150 Years Later, US Civil War Still Resonates
This month marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. Civil War - a conflict that nearly tore the United States apart. Eleven southern states seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America, vowing to maintain their economic system based on agriculture and slavery.