Civil War Dbq

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The issue of slavery causes conflict over new territories, economic issues, and political tension. Slavery was the main cause of the division of the union, and it influenced other factors, such as territorial expansion, industrialization and economic tensions, and political frustration. Slavery was the most predominant cause of the slitting of the union. The Civil War was very important and a big deal during slavery. Slavery started in the 1800s. The Civil War started in the year of 1856. It started in 1856. Back then there were 30 states. They were divided into two different parts. In one half (the fifteen northern states) were Free states. The other half (the fifteen northern states) were slave states. In a few slave states they were predominately …show more content…

The southern states were the states of cotton. The slaves had to pick cotton. Most northern states had little to no cotton production (Document A). The population of slaves was dominant in the South because of the cotton industry. Industrial workers were dominant in the North. The yearly values of manufactured goods were the most in the North. Railroad mileage was dominant in the north. There were 5,000 cotton bales in the south and 0 in the north. Corn bushels were dominant in the north. Thus meant Northerners were accustomed to the goods that were worked for by the Southerners. This information was found in (Document B). Document H talks about how people in the south are slaves but seem to be the happiest people in the …show more content…

Abraham Lincoln was a big part of the cause of the Civil War. He agreed and disagreed on slavery. Abraham Lincoln thought slavery was morally right under certain conditions. Abraham Lincoln once said quote “in my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed”. This means that he agrees with Civil War and it will not cease until it is acted upon and passed. Abraham Lincoln made the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, the nation approached its 3rd year of the bloody civil war. The Emancipation Proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and from this point forward shall be free." Documents F,M, and N describes more details of Abraham Lincoln and his actions, thoughts, states that he had in the election and his view and actions on the Civil War. Document F Abraham Lincoln talks about government. Lincoln expresses the fact that no government has ever provided or supplied anything for its own termination. This meaning the government wouldn’t enforce slavery if they would think they would be terminated. Document M Abraham Lincoln comes back again to say that he doesn’t believe this government can endure permanently. Lincoln expects the union to be dissolved and he doesn’t expect the government to fall but he does expect the division to occur. Abraham Lincoln is pretty wishy washy in different situations. Document N

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