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    Causes of the civil war

    Causes of the Civil war
  • Missouri Compromise

     Missouri Compromise
    This act meant that there would be an imaginary line in the U.S. This line meant that anything north of the line would have to be a free state, and anything south of the line, would have to be a slave state. This kept peace in the two diffrent sections in the U.S for a long time, and delayed the war.
  • Slavery

    Slavery has been a big problem in the union for a while now, this is about when the north had just about enough. Slavery was when somebody had a person who they wouldn't pay, feed, or treat well, If you owned a slave, you could make them do what ever you want them to,they were not thought of as people. They were thought as property.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    This act was merged with the fugitive slave act, the fugitive slave act meant that if a slave was found, you must return it to its owner. Wich somehow raised the average of people helping slaves. The actual compromise said that California was a free state in the union, while Utah and New Mexico had the right to chose weathor or not to be free or not.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    This Act was issued in 1854, it said that the two states (Kansas- Nebraska). Would get to chose one representetive to say if the state would allow slavery. This didnt hold peace for very long, actually, it may have broken some peace. The peace had been set by the Missouri Comp.
  • Dred Scott Descision

    Dred Scott Descision
    Dred Scott was a slave, in a free state where slavery was forbidden, they didnt LIVE in Illinois, there master just frequently visited illinois, so the famliy of the Scotts whent to court, then eventually, Supreme Court. They were refused as citizens wich meant that they were property, and as property, the owner could travel anywhere with his slave. And because of this, the union thought this as a way of spreading slavery.
  • John Brown Rebellion

    John Brown Rebellion
    On October 16th 1859, John Brown led a famous rebellion against slavery, He led an attack over the arsenal with he, his sons, and some loyal supporters, the result was massive, the local militia had come and had by the next day, the militia killed two of his sons, and his own injuries, they had surrendered, they had lost.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    This was the election of the civil war between Stephen A. Douglas, and Abraham Lincoln, This was The main cause of the civil war, on November 6th, Aberham won and took over the white housewich sent the message that the north was taking over, so the south started, The Confederate States Of America.
  • Secession

    This is when the south decided to sneek their way out of the union. The main cause of this is because of the election. The south cracked and split away from the north to creat... you guessed it, The Confederate States Of America.