Causes of the civil war matzkin

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    Causes of the Civil War

  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri compromise was when Maine and Missouri wanted to join the Union. So Maine could be a free state and Missouri could be a slave state. So when Missouri and Maine joined the Union they made a line across the north and the south. To separate slave states and free states.
  • Slavery

    Slavery started in 1819 is all African Americans were used as slaves and did not get treated as real people. Mostly slaves were used on plantation farms in the south. Why they did not have slaves in the south was because they had machines and did not need to use slaves and the north were free states.
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    Nat Turner was a free slave. In 1831 Nat Turner made a group of runaway slaves to attack any white people they could find with knifes and axes. He was going to any plantations in the south and attacking. He mostly killed smaller children.
  • Compromise of 1850 Fugitive Slave Act

    Compromise of 1850 Fugitive Slave Act
    Henry Clay turned the north into free states were all African Americans were free and in the south slavery was aloud. So there was the same number of slave states as free states. So they made a line along the border of the north and south and if a runaway slave ran over the land someone from the North would haft to send them back to the south.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    The Kansas Nebraska Act is when they had to separate the two the states with a line that slaves had to stay in or they would be sent back to their plantation. The bottom of the line the south was the slave states. The states above the dividing mark the north is the free states.
  • John Brown Rebellion

    John Brown Rebellion
    The John Brown's Rebellion started October 16th ,1856 he wanted to attack Missouri so they would try to get them to stop slavery.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    The Election of 1860 was the election for President Lincoln was him against two democrats. So when how Lincoln won was because everyone that wanted no slavery voted for Lincoln everyone who wanted slavery voted for one of the two democrats since those votes were spit Lincoln had more votes.