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Civil War Causes

DescriptionEvent/Person
This man sued his owner. Dred Scott
This was the line in the Missouri Compromise 36*30
Missouri was admitted as a... Slave state
Maine was admitted as a... Free state
The Missouri Compromise was a cause of the war because... It continued the status quo and created a larger divide between Free and Slave States
California was admitted as a Free state in the... Compromise of 1850
New Mexico and Utah used ___ ___to determine the issue of slavery Popular Sovereignty
___ ___ was ended in Washington, D.C. Slave Trade
A harsher version of the __ __ __ was enforced Fugitive Slave Act
The Compromise of 1850 was a cause because... The North gained power and the status quo is broken.
This book depicted the reality of slavery. Uncle Tom's Cabin
Uncle Tom's Cabin caused... An emotional response that created a culture shift, growing the abolitionist movement.
Overturned the Missouri Compromise Kansas-Nebraska Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act said people could chose slavery or not, called... Popular Sovereignty
People in Kansas couldn't decide slavery or no slavery, so they broke into fighting called... Bleeding Kansas
Moved fight over slavery from one of words to one of violence Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas
The Supreme Court said that since Dred Scott and his family were African American, they were... Not citizens and couldn't sue people.
The Supreme Court stated that slaves were only... Property
The Dred Scott Decision was a cause of the war because... More tension was created and the ruling let slavery go on in any state.
This man wanted to create an armed revolt by the slaves. John Brown
John Brown planned to capture... The Armory in Harper's Ferry
Not enough ___ came to help Slaves
John Brown was captured by this man. Robert E. Lee
John Brown is tried and... Hung
John Brown's death was a cause of the war because It created attention for the abolitionist movement. More radical elements and people were willing to fight for Brown's cause.
The Lincoln-Douglass Debates were over... Slavery
Both Lincoln and Douglass wanted... A seat in the Illinois Senate.
The Southern States did not like popular sovereignty or the government telling them what to do. This was a cause of the war.
The debate drew national... attention
Stephen Douglas was a __ __ in the election North Democrat
John C. Breckenridge was a __ __ in the election South Democrat
Abe Lincoln was a __ __ in the election North Republican
John Bell was a __ __ __ in the election Border Constitutional Union
Lincoln won __ of the popular votes 40%
Lincoln won ___ electoral votes 180
South felt __ after the election Powerless
No one in the ___ voted for Lincoln South
The South is afraid that Lincoln will... Ban Slavery
Created by: 18MulletSophia