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The Civil War: Causes

The issues leading to the Civil War.

Bob VanSchyndel

on 24 April 2012

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Transcript of The Civil War: Causes

Civil War Expansion Two Party System Republican Party Abraham Lincoln Politics Failed Compromises "Bleeding Kansas" Missouri Compromise
of 1820
("36' 30' Parallel") Missiouri Compromise
of 1850 Popularity Sovereignty Henry Clay Kansas-Nebraska
Act Whigs Fugitive Slave Law -Stephen Douglas "Free Soil" Movement Democratic Party Sectionalism Decisions How do new areas
form states? Which places will
allow slavery? Where do we invest our national monies? How will we enforce the National Law in new areas? How do we get input from people from the new area? Representation? Do these new areas need new and different laws? Federalists Democrat-Republican Admits California - Stephen Douglas Economies- how money is made... Morals/Beliefs- what they believe is right... Political Views- how the government should work... Stephen Douglas Only One Thing Left To Do... Economics Summary Buchanan's Indecision Dred Scott Decision Admitted Missouri as a slave and Maine as free Emotions
Beliefs Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery a moral issue Economy John Brown Independence Nat Turner Slave Revolt Wage Labor
Slave Labor "Tariff of Abomination" Agriculture
Industry Conflict Nullification?
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