With the passage of the 13th amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, the Civil War also came to an end after 4 years
Known by many other names, the first French-Indian War lasted 9 years, from 1688-1697
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The U.S. bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ending World War II.
Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared war on Japan.
After 5 years of construction, the final concrete was laid in 1935