CAUSE(S)The North had a& the political power because their cities grew more rapid thanSouthern statesThe North had a& the political power because their cities grew more rapid thanSouthern statesThe South stars wanted to break away *om the North and ﬁght for their ownindependence this was ca&ed States Rights Slavery was another topic America was split on for the simple fact that the South had a mostly agricultural economy but people in the North ca&ed abolitionists wanted to band slavery because they felt it was mora&y wrong as we& as inhumane
EVENT(S)There were major arguments over whether there should be slavery in the new states - Kansasand Missouri - which started the war of “Bleeding Kansas”Abolitionist John Brown dies as a martyr trying to help out rebel slaves by breaking into afederal Armory. He was caught and hung.Southerner see Lincoln’s acceptance into oﬃce a disadvantage towards them since he vowed aslave *ee country.Conf. States attack Fort Sumter, South Carolina. Major Robert Anderson surrenders fort toconf. troops. Lincoln ca&ed for more troops and failed and caused more states to secede.Victory at Getysburg and Vicksburg in 1863 marked turning point in the Union’s favor.
RESOLUTIONThe American Civil War lasted four bloody years untilthe North ﬁna&y prevailed, the States were uniﬁedagain, and slavery was abolished.
AFTERMATHThe war ended at a cost of 620,000 livesAbe Lincoln is assassinatedThe South endured many failed attempts toReconstruction in hopes that it could impose a new societyon them.
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