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Second Mexican War // Second War Between the States | Timeline 191 // Southern Victory

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The Civil War ended with the Confederacy triumphant and the Union forced to recognize its status as an independent nation. However, for the Union, the Civil War did not end; instead, what followed was a long and bitter conflict between North and South.

Twenty years after the South seceded, war would break out once again as the Union declared war on the Confederacy over its purchase of new territories from Mexico. Once again, the South, aided by Britain and France, triumphed over the North.

The Second War Between the States was not the end of the conflict between the North and South, for the Union, bent on revenge against the South, allied with the German Empire and begin preparing for an inevitable third conflict, which they would win no matter the cost…