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THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

1861-1865

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Before we begin. . .

Before we begin. . .

Have your atlas ready.

What is a civil war?

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The Civil War: Union vs Confederacy

The Civil War: Union vs Confederacy

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Confederate Union

Confederate Union

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CAUSE #1?

CAUSE #1?

Election of Lincoln

Southern States felt they were bullied by the North when he was elected

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1860

1860

Election

Results

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Cause #2

Cause #2

States Rights regarding taxation and slavery

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Nullification Crisis

Nullification Crisis

Nullify means to ignore

In 1832, South Carolina said they could nullify federal law by simply ignoring it.

President Jackson threatened to send federal troops SC chilled, for now.

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Cause 3:Abolitionism

Cause 3:Abolitionism

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Abolitionists

Abolitionists

Frederick Douglas was the editor of an abolitionist newspaper.

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On a side note. . .

On a side note. . .

Are they related?

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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Helped slaves escape via the Underground Railroad.

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John Brown

John Brown

He and his sons brutally murdered 5 slave masters in Kansas. (1858)

Tried to incite a slave revolt

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Cause 4: slavery

Cause 4: slavery

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Compromise of 1850

Compromise of 1850

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

1811 - 1896

So this is the lady who started the Civil War. -- Abraham Lincoln

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Uncle Toms Cabin

Uncle Toms Cabin

1852

Sold 300,000 copies in the first year.

2 million in a decade!

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