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Why did Virginia North Carolina Tennessee and Arkansas joined the Confederacy?

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Why did Virginia join the confederacy?

The Democratic party split into Northern and Southern groups over  disagreements over slavery before Abraham Lincoln was elected. When  the first Southern Democratic Convent

When did Virginia join the Confederacy?

Virginia seceded from the Union and joined the Confederacy on April17, 1861. Prior to this, the Confederacy numbered seven states.Virginia became the eighth state to leave the

Why did these states leave the Union Louisiana Texas Arkansas Alabama Florida Mississippi Georgia North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee Virginia?

They are the southern states that seceded from the US and formed the Confederate States of America in 1861. Their action led to the US Civil War as the North sought to end wha

Why did Tennessee join the confederacy?

Tennessee was the last state in the Union to join the confederacy.  Tennessee joined the confederacy of due to laws being passed  regarding the institution of slavery.