Causes of Cival War
Updated: 11/6/2018
Causes of Cival War
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  • The Missouri Compromise of 1850
  • Missouri should be a slave state
  • Fugitive Slave Law 1850
  • You're colored so you're a runaway slave!
  • Uncles Tom's Cabin 1852
  • By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Turned Missouri into a slave state and made it where people can't put a slave state past the 36, 30 line.
  • Kansas Nebraska act 1854
  • The fugitive slave law was where people could go north and get their runaway slave back, but most people just called any colored person their slave.
  • Dred Scott Decision 1857
  • Your right
  • He's colored so he shouldn't have any rights
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote a book that explained how slaves were treated and her book sold 300,00 copies in the US and 2 million copies worldwide.
  • Lincoln- Douglas Debates of 1858
  • Slavery is wrong!!
  • Slavery helps our ecomomy.
  • The Kansas Nebraska act let Kansa or Nebraska to decide if they want to be a free or slave state
  • Popular Sovereignty???
  • Dred Scott when to court because his owner brought him to a free state but they supreme court denied him as a free man because of his skin color  saying he doesn't have any rights.
  • The debate lasted 3 hours where Lincoln and Douglas debated over their opinions.
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