Causes Of The Civil War

By KennyM
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century black slaves in the United States to escape to free states. One estimate suggests that by 1850, 100,000 slaves had escaped via the "Railroad".
  • Nat Turner Revolt

    Nat Turner Revolt
    Nat Turner organized a revolt aginst slave owners. The rebel slaves killed anywhere from 55–65 white people. Across the South, state legislatures passed new laws prohibiting education of slaves and free blacks, restricting rights of assembly and other civil rights for free blacks.
  • Differences between the North and the South

    The North moved by railroads while the south moved by river boat. The Souths income comes from plantations while the north made money from factories.
  • Mexican–American War

    Mexican–American War
    The Mexican–American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. It was fought for land so Amerca could reach their Manifest Destiny
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The Compromise of 1850 defused a four-year confrontation between the slave states of the South and the free states of the North regarding the status of territories acquired during the Mexican-American War.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War", according to Will Kaufman.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Bleeding Kansas was a series of violent political confrontations involving anti-slavery Free-Staters and pro-slavery. At the heart of the conflict was the question of whether Kansas would enter the Union as a free state or slave state.
  • Election Of Lincoln

    Election Of Lincoln
    Lincoln Ran against Stephen Duglous, John Bell. He won with no electoal votes. The victory was the final straw between the Union and the Confederates. After he won South Carolina split from the Union.
  • Southern Secession

    Southern Secession
    The south started to seceded because they thought they would lose their voice in the national government. They left to keep the slave labor system together.
  • Firing At Fort Sumter

    Firing At Fort Sumter
    Right after Lincoln took office the south started to take the unions forts. Lincoln want to keep the fort but didnt want to fight for it. The confederates bombarded the fort until the Union comander surrendered.