The Cause of the Civil War

The Cause of the Civil War

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  • The Causes of the Civil War
  • The Dred Scott Decision
  • No more freedom for you, Scott!
  • Slavery in America
  • The American Civil War was the war that occur from 1861 to 1865 was happened in the the determination between slave states or free state.
  • Underground Railroad
  • We got to move now!
  • We are free now!
  • There was the decision by the US Supreme Court in Dred Scott case that all African can be a citizen. This decision had restricted the slave in some certain of US territories. As this had shock the Northern abolitionists and contributed with the election of Abraham Lincoln.
  • Secessionism
  • Fire! No more waiting guys!
  • Slaves become so important to the economy and make slavery grow larger. The abolitionists then begin the movement in the north to deal with division of North and South. As Southerners see that they get threatening, they start to bring up the Dred Scott Decision. Thus, in the election of Abraham Lincoln, there is the civil war freeing some of the state from the south as a free state.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Election
  • It is my time now!
  • Slaves are forbidden to most of their freedom and they need to work. However, there is the underground railroad or the underground railway which led the slaves to escape and aided by the people that involve in the Abolitionist Movement. Slaves escape day after day.
  • There was a union, Fort Sumter, had try to open fire on the fort with cannons as the US Army refuse to vacate the fort. Later, the confederate started to fire and cause many death until they get defeated by the Union Army.
  • The first president from The Republic Party Lincoln had held only the Free states in his election. Then they bring up the succession. As Lincoln get elected, they begin the meeting and negotiating about the succession.
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