Antebellum Era Research Paper

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Dr. Peter Nadeau
Survey of American History
3 January 2017
The Antebellum Era is known as the time period between the Missouri Compromise of 1820 to the Civil War. Sectionalism became an apparent trend in the nation, showing that the interests of the north greatly varied from the interests of the south. Issues with tariff placements and slavery strengthened sectional divides during the Antebellum Period.
Varying economic values between the northern and southern regions in the country caused different desires for tariff values. The North based its economy on industries, for the Industrial Revolution in Europe was developing at the time. High tariffs would limit competition with their industry from the British. The South was in
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