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Unrecognized breakaway state in North America from 1861 to 1865

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Confederate States of America: Unrecognized breakaway state in North America from 1861 to 1865
The Confederate States of America (CSA), commonly referred to as the Confederate States or the Confederacy, was an unrecognized breakaway state in existence from February 8, 1861 to May 9, 1865, that fought against the United States of America during the American Civil War.

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