Causes of The Civil War

  • Invention of The Cotton Gin

    Invention of The Cotton Gin
    The Cotton Gin was invented by Eli Witt. It was created to make producing cotton easier.
  • Missouri Comprimise

    Missouri Comprimise
    The Missouri Comprimise lasted from 1820 untill 1821. An agreement that allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state and Maine to enter the Union as a free state. The Compromise drew an imaginary line at 36,30 north latitude this dividing the Louisiana Territory into two sections one north and one south.
  • Comprimise of 1850

    Comprimise of 1850
    This was making California a free state but put stricter fugitive slave laws into effect in the north for the runaway slaves.
  • kansas-Nebraska Act

    kansas-Nebraska Act
    It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.
  • Dred Scott

    Dred Scott
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
  • John Brown's Raid On Harper's Ferry

    John Brown's Raid On Harper's Ferry
  • Election Of Lincoln

    Election Of Lincoln
  • Secession of South Carolina

    Secession of South Carolina
  • Attack On Fort Sumter

    Attack On Fort Sumter
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom;s Cabin was written be Harriet Becher Stowe. She wrote this book to show the realties of working as a slave in the south. This shows how slavery really was.