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Civil War Top Ten

  • North/South Differences

    North/South Differences
    Without this, there would never be any conflict.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    A first, terrible idea to pander to two seperate ideals. The Begining of the End.
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    Underground Railroad

    North created to assist slaves. Angered South.
  • Mexican War and Cessesion

    Mexican War and Cessesion
    Having acquired new land, the US becomes divided. The Mexican American War was actually caused in a slavery conflict as well.
  • Fugitive Slaves and Compromise

    Fugitive Slaves and Compromise
    Tried to balance Free/Slave problems with popular soverignty and a strict criminal policy. Highlights problems abd angers North.
  • Unequal Balance of Power

    Unequal Balance of Power
    The country, being non-rectangular, was not evenly divided following the Compromise of 1850.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Border jumpers cause major civil unrest and many deaths. Showcases irreconsilable differences.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Ruled that slaves had no rights. Outraged the North and gave South impugnity.
  • Southern Secession

    Southern Secession
    Act of open defiance by the South. Point of no Return.
  • Firing at Ft. Sumter

    Firing at Ft. Sumter
    First actual shot, but preceeded by muc more integral events.