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Anti-Slavery: The Cause Of The Civil War

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Back in 1861, the United States was in the middle of a political war. The democratic party was split into two different sides: the Northerner democrats and the Southerner democrats. The issue of slavery had ripped the nation apart. An anti-slavery man named Abraham Lincoln was elected president. But what happened in the Civil War that caused all of the chaos? The Texans fought because they wanted to defend the state they loved. They wanted to protect their livelihood as well as their families that were raised on Texas soil. They believed the Northerners wanted to destroy their economy and take over their land. Even for Texans who did not own slaves, fighting for their land was simply the patriotic thing to do. Another reason for the Civil
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