The Actions that Led Up to the American Civil War Essay

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The American Civil War

The Civil War is dubbed "the war between the states". There were many actions that led up to the civil war, to include the fugitive slave Act, the publishing of Uncle Tom's Cabin, the Kansas-Nebraska act, the Dred Scott Decision, and the Secession Crisis. Secondly who were the presidents during the war, and what they bring to the table. What led to the Civil War? There were many events that led to the Civil War, one is the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. The fugitive Slave Act was a compromise, initially a law established in 1793, encouraging people to hand over runaway slaves, but was amended in part with the Compromise of 1850, which forced citizens to report runaway slaves. Consequently the lack of
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The American Civil War

The Civil War is dubbed "the war between the states". There were many actions that led up to the civil war, to include the fugitive slave Act, the publishing of Uncle Tom's Cabin, the Kansas-Nebraska act, the Dred Scott Decision, and the Secession Crisis. Secondly who were the presidents during the war, and what they bring to the table. What led to the Civil War? There were many events that led to the Civil War, one is the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. The fugitive Slave Act was a compromise, initially a law established in 1793, encouraging people to hand over runaway slaves, but was amended in part with the Compromise of 1850, which forced citizens to report runaway slaves. Consequently the lack of participation ended in a fine. The law turned out to offend northerner's, but the lack of participation from the north offended the southerner's. The tightening of the strict law also made the northerner's push harder for the end of slavery, and also increased the activity within the underground railroad.
Uncle Tom's Cabin was written in 1852, making the public aware of what life was like as a slave making the urge to end slavery even stronger. The publishing of Uncle Tom’s Cabin helped lay the groundwork for the civil war. Uncle Tom’s Cabin brings to light the reality of slavery, and proving that Christian love can overcome all evils. Uncle Tom’s Cabin was the bestselling book of the 19th century, and comes in second behind the bible. Harriet

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