1. Economic and social differencesbetween the North and the SouthNorth• Based more on industry• people of different culturesand classes had to worktogether.South• based on agriculture• the southern economybecame a one cropeconomy, depending oncotton and therefore onslavery.
2. States versus federal rights.North• Favored Federal rights overstate rights.• Due to economySouth• Favored state rights overfederal rights.• Due to economy
3. The fight between Slave and Non-Slave State Proponents.North• Free states• Free states with latitude 36degrees 30 minutes northexcept in Missouri (MissouriCompromise)• Wilmot Proviso whichwould ban slavery in thenew lands.South• Slave states• The Kansas-Nebraska Act of1854. It created two newterritories that would allowthe states to use popularsovereignty to determinewhether they would be freeor slave.
4. Growth of the AbolitionMovement.North• Northerners became moreagainst slavery.• John Brown’s Raid• Harriet Beecher Stowe’sUncle Tom’s CabinSouth• the fugitive slave act thatheld individuals responsiblefor harboring fugitiveslaves even if they werelocated in non-slave states.
5. The election of Abraham LincolnNorth• Lincoln was anti-slaveryand in favor of Northerninterests.South• Before Lincoln was evenpresident, seven states hadseceded from the Union:SouthCarolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas.
A Few Possible Causes• Popular Sovereignty• Fugitive Slave Act• Uncle Tom’s Cabin• Kansas-Nebraska• Bleeding Kansas• Election of Abe Lincoln• Abolitionist Movement• John Brown’s Raid• Dred Scott
Union Victories Indecisive Battles Confederate VictoriesNew OrleansShilohCharleston HarborPort Royal SoundStones RiverBattle of the IroncladsFort Henry and FortDonelsonVicksburgGettysburgAtlantaChattanoogaShermans Marh to the SeaAppomattox CourthouseFair Oaks (Seven Pines)PerryvilleAntietamWilderness CampaignFort SumterBull RunJacksons Valley CampaignThe Seven DaysThe Second Battle of BullRunYorktownFredericksburgChancellorsvilleImportant Battles
William Lloyd GarrisonDred ScottSojourner TruthHarriet TubmanHenry Clay -Daniel Webster."Harriet Beecher Stowe -Stephen DouglasFrederick DouglassJohn BrownNat TurnerDenmark Vesey -.Jefferson DavisRobert E. LeeUlysses S. GrantStonewall JacksonGeorge PickettRobert Gould ShawAbraham LincolnClara BartonDorothea DixTheodore WeldJohn Quincy Adams -John Wilkes BoothFamous People of the Civil War