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Read the paragraph, which may contain errors or false beliefs about the Civil War: The Civil War was a long, hard struggle in a divided nation. The war began with shots at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12, 1861. Slavery, the main cause of the war, was ended in January 1861, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. By July 1863, the Confederacy reached its apex at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Two years later, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, in April. The four0year struggle cost more than 375,000 lives. Which of the following statements corrects a false belief about the Civil War and would make the information in the passage more accurate? A.) By 1865, there were more than three million dead soldiers on both Confederate and Union sides as a result of the Civil War. B.) Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General William Tecumseh Sherman at Savannah, Georgia, in 1865. C.) Slavery was one of several issues, including states' rights, power in the Senate, and politics, that led to the war. D.) The farthest north that the Confederate army was able to advance was Antietam Creek, near Sharpsburg, Virginia.

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Alhawkins

The right answer for the question that is being asked and shown above is that: "B.) Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General William Tecumseh Sherman at Savannah, Georgia, in 1865." this is the statement that corrects a false belief about the Civil War and would make the information in the passage more accurate.

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