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What caused the civil war

What caused the civil war






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    • What caused the Civil War? By: Kelsey Warren, Madison Kowall, & Emily Sfaelos.
    • Slavery
      • Slavery was part of what caused the civil war. A big part but it was not the only reason of the civil war. slavery was in the south!!
      • Slavery was bad but some people didn’t think so, but people think that it was horrible, like John brown he killed slave owners in there sleep
    • California/the compromise of 1850.
      • California became a state in 1850 and ruined the Missouri compromise.
      • California is a free state(no selling slaves) Utah and new México are open to slavery.
      • Organ territories are closed to slavery
    • Kansas
      • Kansas was called bleeding Kansas, because Kansas had people that believe in slavery and other people who are against which started a lot of fights and a lot of people died.
      • They moved there to vote for slavery.
    • John brown
      • John brown was a man that moved to Kansas with his family to vote against slavery, he and his sons went to slave owners house and drag several out of there homes and shot them on there lawn.
      • John was on the run and the people who hide slaves for the underground railroad hide him and his sons.
    • Dredd Scott
      • Dredd Scott was a slave who's owner died and had no family that that Dredd could go to. The court had to decide weather to set him free or keep him a slave. The court passed a law saying slaves are property and you cannot take away other peoples property. Which was a tragedy for the north because it was pretty much saying is almost impossible to end slavery.
    • Uncle Toms Cabin
      • Biggest best seller at its time.
      • Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote it.
      • Fiction book that everyone thought it was nonfiction.
      • Caused a lot of issues about the thought of how slaves were treated.