To What Extent Was The Civil War Inevitable

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The Civil War was not inevitable. Many solvable problems occurred that led up to the Civil War. Some people were too selfish, others were inconsiderate to African Americans, and others were both. With good leadership and wise American citizens, they could have prevented the Civil War. Slavery should never have existed from the beginning of time. People are people, no matter what they look like. The Missouri Compromise allowed slavery in the south but not in the north. The Kansas territory was above the Missouri Compromise Line, but the Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed slavery to be voted on. People weren’t just fine with no slavery in even one territory that they had to divide it into two states and have them vote (Davidson and Stoff, 468-469.)

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