causes of the civil war

  • Slavery

    The issue that led to the disruption of the union , but was the debate of the future of slavery. The dispute led to secession that brought war to the northern and western states the territories fought to save the union and the south fought to keep the southern independence as a new confederation of states under it's own constitution. On eve of the civil war 4 million African were slave laborers in th south. Slavery was part of the southern economy even though only a small amount owned slaves.
  • States right's

    States Right's was a strugle between the government and a individual state. States right's was just a ongoing struggle between the United State's government and the federal government. During the civil war time period they were thinking alot about if the government had the rights to keep the slavery controled or to just get rid of slavery in a singel state.
  • Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise was an agreementg between the North and the South passed by the Congress. It made Missourii the 24th state. The Missouri Compromise caused a big arguement between the North and the South.
  • Underground Railroads

    The underground Railroads helped slaves get away. If you were cought trying to get away they would beat you and you would be returned back. The underground Railroads helped thousands of slaves get away about 100,000 slaves escaped in the under ground railroads between 1810-1850.
  • The raid of Harper's fairy

    On an october night Brown and some of his followers sized the Harper's fairy in which they belived that they were trying to army a slave insurrection.They took 60 hostages from the men in the area, including Lewis Washington.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was elected president on November 6, 1860 and was re-elected on November 8, 1864. Lincoln was the first president he lead the union into the civil war and ended slavery in Amerca. Lincoln never promised to end slavery and it did not help the southern economy.
  • Fort Sumter

    The provisional Confederate forces in Charleston wanted the fort’s surrenders but the commander of the Fort's refused. On april 12th the confederates statred with cannons but at 2:30 pm they surrendered. The battle or Fort Sumter was the frist battle of the civil war.