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Civil War Causes

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Missouri Compromise Louisiana purchase territory above Missouri's south border was free, Missouri was slave
Nullification Doctrine allowed states to declare federal laws void in its territory
Tariff of 1828 tax on imported goods, forced south to buy from north
Tariff of 1832 reduced tax from 1828 tariff
Compromise of 1850 Fugitive Slave law, CA union, 2 territories decide whether slave
Fugitive Slave Law Made escaped slaves not find much freedom
Kansas-Nebraska Act Both of these territories got power to decide to their slavery or not
Nat Turner's Raid Got other blacks to attack, raid failed
John Brown's Raid He gave weapons to blacks, raid failed
Mexican War war before the Civil War, got lots of territory
Lincoln-Douglas Debates For Presidential Election- 1860
Dred Scott Decision He wasn't a citizen, so when he and his owner went to a free state and his owner died, he wasn't free. Also cancelled Missouri Compromise.
Election of 1860 Abraham Lincoln, made southerners mad- he was an abolitionist and a unionist.
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