Civil Causes

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In History
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    This was a compromise between slave states in the South and free states in the North that had Missouri become a slave state as long as Maine became a free state. There was also the 36 30 line that would mark where the North and South is divided which shows sectionalism.
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    This was a slave uprising in Southern Virgina from a slave named Nat Turner that killed around 60 white people and was the bloodiest rebellion from slaves in the American South. This shows how slavery was beginning to be a huge problem for the South.
  • The Compromise of 1850

    The Compromise of 1850
    This was a compromise of the North and the South that admitted California as a free state but the rest of the Mexican cession would not be regulated. This compromise also strengthened the Fugitive Slave Clause which made the North bring escaping slaves to the South again showing how the North was relucantly doing this in the compromise.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    This was a fictional interpretation of slave life. This was such a popular book that it's the second most selling book in America right behind the Bible. The South proteseted this book showing the session begining to form.
  • Dred Scott v. Sanford

    Dred Scott v. Sanford
    This was a case of Dred Scott trying to sue for his freedom through the judical system. This decesion saw slaves be classified as property. This made the division even further for the free North and slave south.
  • John Brown's Raid

    John Brown's Raid
    This was a abolisonist that had violent actions in the south that was supposed to be anti-slavery. The tention from this was because John Brown went into the North to plan these raids and violent actions.
  • Abarham Lincoln's election

    Abarham Lincoln's election
    This was the election of 1860 where Abarham Lincoln won which made the South mad becuase he wasn't even on the South's ballots because of how he was anti-slavery Republican.