日期:2014-09-23 11:52


From VOA Learning English, this is The Making of a Nation. I'm Kelly Jean Kelly.

And I'm Christopher Cruise.

In April 1861, years of disputes between North and South finally burst into civil war. Seven southern states had already left the Union. They set up a government they called the Confederate States of America.

Other southern states soon joined the Confederacy.

Virginia leaves the Union

Virginia was the first state to secede, or se