Alyssa Ripley Causes of the Civil War
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The Underground Railroad (geography) was a way for slaves from the South to reach freedom in the North.
A book called "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (social/cultural beliefs) was written at this time about slaves experiences, it sold many copies and swayed Britians opinion of the South
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Popular Sovereignty was a system in which residents of a territory would vote to determine whether or not slavery would be legal there (Social/cultural beliefs)
Fugitive Slave Law was to have escaped slaves in the North be returned to their owner, but wasn't passed (Political)
Bleeding Kansas was an agreement that Kansas would be the battleground between North and the South (geography)
The Election of 1860 was when Abraham was elected as president of the United States and was a major factor in the abolition of slavery. (Politics)
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