Causes of the Civil War Kent

  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was when Senator Henry Clay proposed a compromise. The compromise was that it let Missouri join the slave states, for the south. The other part of the compromise was that Maine became a free state.
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    Causes of the Civil War

  • Slavery

    Slavery was when rich white people could own black people. Also it is when black people had no rights and white people could treat then any way they wanted to.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The compromise of 1850 was the compromise that gave the north something, and the south something. The north received California as a free state, and the south received the right for New Mexico and Utah to vote on if they want to allow slavery in their territory.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    The Fugitive Slave Act was Made it illegal for a white person to help a runaway slave. If they did they would get punnished
  • Kansas and Neebraska Act

    Kansas and Neebraska Act
    Congress passed an act in 1854. the new act allowed Kansas and Nebraska, the new states to vote on if they wanted to be slave states. some argued that this changed the Missuori. that was the main cause of Bleeding Kansas
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    the Election of 1860 was the election against Abraham Lincoln and Stefan A Douglas. In the end lincoln won without getting a single form anybody in the south. Lincoln didn’t want slavery to extend into new territories. When he became president, the south separated from the union.