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As the Civil War began, President Lincoln accepted the belief that individual states should settle the question of slavery. it was time to end slavery throughout the United States. the Union could be preserved as a mix of free and slave states. preserving the Union was not worth the loss of life it would cause.

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Vyrha

As the Civil War began, President Lincoln accepted the belief that "the Union could be preserved as a mix of free and slave states," since Lincoln's number one goal above all else was to preserve the Union. 

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