What Led To The Civil War

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The Civil war, one of the biggest wars fought on American soil. The battle was between the North and the South. There were many causes which led to this war. Due to these causes it led to a lot of tension and separation between the nation. The nation split into two groups the Union and the Confederacy. The North was all Union which had no slavery except for the border states which were Maryland, Missouri, Delaware, and Kentucky. The ideas which led to the Civil war was sectionalism, slavery, and expansion.

Sectionalism was a big cause which led to the Civil War. In the Fugitive Slave Act any slave which escaped from their masters and were captured must be sent back to their masters. This was one of the laws created with the compromise of 1850.
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