Causes of the Civil War Kuhn

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    Causes of the Civil War

  • Missouri Comprimise

    Missouri Comprimise
    In 1820 there where 10 free states and 10 slave states. But then Missouri wanted to become part of the unoin. Henry Clay then said that the unoin she let Missouri join as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
  • Nat Turner

    Nat Turner
    Nat Turner was a slave in Virgina who had taught himself how to read and write. He was a very religous slave, which other slavs called him the prophet. He witnessed a solar eclipse and thought it meat to fight the white man. In about six months himself and other slaves attacked as man white man as they could going plantation to plantion.
  • Fugitive slave act

    Fugitive  slave act
    Carolina want to join the unoin. This would make slave and free states uneaqual. So Henry Clay proposed his idea that let california should be a free state and let new mexico and utah join as a slave state
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Territories in Kansas could vote to have slavery of to be free. Many people in the north came along with people in the south to vote. In result the state became a battlefield.
  • John Brown Rebellion

    John Brown Rebellion
    John Brown and his son and other abolitionist attacked a city in virgina
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    Abraham lincoln ran against William Seward, Salmon P. Chase and Edward Bates. In the election Abraham Lincoln won. He was also the only president to be against slavery and the main republican.
  • Secession

    The south decided to form their own country which they called the Confederacy.