Causes of the Civil War

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  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Deabte that made Missouri a slave state and Main a free state. Created the 36 30 North. Slavary was not allowed above the 36 30 but was permited below it.
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    Civil war causes

  • Wilmont Proviso

    Wilmont Proviso
    Slavary would not be allowed in any lands accuired by Mexico. South did not agree because it could upset the balance of power.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    California would be a free state. New Mexico could be a free state. Washington D.C. would not allow the selling or trading of slaves. started the South to get angered because the free states are getting more power.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Slave that faught for freedom. Africans could not be citizens. Could not prevent slavary in the future. Major factor that led to the civil war.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Harriet stowe wrote a book that stunned people with her description of slavary. Enraged the North to fight agianst slavary.
  • Kansas - Nebraska act

    States could allow slavary by popular sovereighty. People felt that it undid the Misouri Compromise.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    People moved to Kansas to vote on Slavaary. Violence started to grow. First violent clash over slavary
  • Lincoln - Douglas debates

    Debates held accross Illinois. Bothe Licoln and Douglas where against slavary. Mass event the=at attracted a lot of attention.
  • Raid on Hapers Fairy

    Raid on military aresonal hoping to rally up slaves to fight for freedom. He bacaome a hero in the North. Showed South the north would do anything to abolish slavary.
  • Licolns Election

    Licolns election caused problems in the South since they didn't trust him. Created a mass amount of tension between the North and the South
  • South Carolina Suceeds

    Made Noth relieze the souths threat to leave real. This lead to the division of the nation. Which lead to war.