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Causes of Civil War


In the Missouri Compromise, Missouri joined the Union as a _________ State. Slave
Maine enters the Union as a ________ state in the Missouri Compromise. Free
The Missouri Compromise created a line at this latitude line and stated that all states north of the line were free and all states south were slave. 36*30' line
Missouri Compromise cause on the war. Continued the status quo
California enters as a free state in what compromise? Compromise of 1850
New Mexico and Utah territories enter the Union allowed to choose free or slave. This is called what? Popular Sovereignty
DC bans slave trade. Compromise of 1850
Book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin
Describes hard life of slaves and evokes emotion about the cause of slavery Uncle Toms Cabin
Kansas and Nebraska granted Popular Sovereignty. Kansas-Nebraska Act
Pro and anti slavery groups flood to Kansas to swing vote Kansas-Nebraska Act
Term "Bleeding Kansas" comes from this Kansas-Nebraska Act
Who was slave who sued his master? Dred Scott
Why did Scott sue his master? He was keeping Scott as a slave in a free state.
Supreme Court's Decision about Scott case. Dred was still a slave.
Who was John Brown? Abolitionist wanting to overthrow the slave system.
What was Brown's Plan? Take over a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
Why did John Fail? Slaves did not join him
What were Lincoln and Douglas Debating about? Who would determine a state to be free or slave.
Douglas Opinion Popular sovereignty
Lincoln Opinion Federal Government
Both Lincoln and Douglas were running for what? Senate seat in Illinois
Election of 1860 canidates Stephan Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, John Bell, and John C. Breckenridge
Election of 1860 results Lincoln won with 40% popular votes and 180 Electoral votes.
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