Causes of the Civil War

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  • The Causes of the Civil War
  • I agree
  • Let's break up.
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Freedom!!!!!
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • The American Civil War is considered one of the most important event in American history because it shows the division among the nation due to the different perspectives that people have about slavery.
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  • Harriet Tubman conducted the Underground Railroad in order to help the African American slaves into freedom. This heroic action induced hope and spurred the African Americans to rebel and fight during the civil war.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Election
  • A novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, illustrating the lives of the African American slaves. This touching story inspired many abolitionists, driving them to join force to end slavery in America.
  • The Dred Scott's decision
  • Slaves can never be a citizen
  • Disagreements among the states resulted in a division between the North and the South. The government was also divided, favoring the regions they were from rather than the entire country. This shows a lack of unity and that tension was starting to increase.
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  • With the support of the people from the North, Lincoln was elected. He's anti-slavery, so the Southerners were afraid that he would abolish slavery. This shows a lack of trust and dependence towards the government.
  • A slave named Scott argued for freedom, but the judge ruled against him, declaring that slaves could never gain citizenship. This decision induce anger among many abolitionists and slaves.
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