Civil war causes

  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    After the Mexican war, we gained land. The South wanted them lands to their selves. After getting told no, the slave and non-slave owners move into the territories. That caused a fight between the two,
  • Cotton gin

    Cotton gin
    They cotton gin was created to seperate cotton. The North didn't depend on the slaves to work for them, but the South did. That made a fight between the two. That was a cause of the civil war.
  • Under Ground Railroad

    Under Ground Railroad
    Harriet Tubman created the Underground Railroad around 1810. She made it to free slaves from slavery. The South had lost over 100,000 slaves because of this. The South wanted them slaves back. It was time to fight.
  • Slavery

    Slaver was wanted in the South, and ambolished in the North. The North got tired of the white men in the South making the slaves do all the work, yet they get all the credit. The North wanted to abandon slavery everywhere. The South didn't agree. That led fought between them two.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin
    Harriet Stowe wrote a book. She wrote it so other peopl could see what being a slave was like. She wanted others to be in the same situation. It became the best selling book. Then Lincoln quoted "So you’re the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war."
  • The Dred Scott Decision

    The Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott was famous because he was a slave. He fought for his right to become in American citizen. His court was led up to the supreme court. They denied the request saying no Africa blood can become an American citizen. The North did not agree.
  • The Election Of Abraham Lincoln

    The Election Of Abraham Lincoln
    When Abraham was elected, South was scared theere would be no more slavery. The South went on a rampage. Lincoln said he would not interfere with it where it existed.
  • The Raid On Harper’s Ferry

    The Raid On Harper’s Ferry
    On the night of October 16, 1859, Brown and a band of followers seized the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in what is believed to have been an attempt to arm a slave insurrection. Brown denied this at his trial, but evidence indicated otherwise.
  • Southern Secession

    Southern Secession
    The vote was set for South as its own. That was a shocked for the South and many of the South Cariliners. But the the South Caroliners pulled this before. They wouldn't go on their own.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    The North sent people to tell them to surrender. Onnce they rufused it got rough. Everyone knew they were headed their. The first shot was fired at 2:30 p.m. The Civil war has began.