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280 Unit Why It Matters The growing sectional crisis in the 1800s led to the Civil War, the most wrenching war in American history. The Civil War fundamentally altered American society. It ended slavery, destroyed the economy of the Old South, and changed the relationship between the federal government and the state governments. It also resulted in several changes to the United States Constitution. The Crisis of Union 1848–1860 CHAPTER 8 Sectional Conflict Intensifies 1848–1877 CHAPTER 9 The Civil War 1861–1865 CHAPTER 10 Reconstruction 1865–1877
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281 Confederate soldiers of the 6th Virginia Infantry charge troops of the Union 9th Corps at the Battle of the Crater in Petersburg, Virginia, 1864.
U.S. PRESIDENTS U.S. EVENTS WORLD EVENTS 282 Chapter 8 Sectional Conflict Intensifies Chapter Polk 1845 –1849 1850 1848 1847 Working hours in Britain are limited 1848 Serfdom is abolished in Austrian Empire 1852 Livingstone explores Africa’s Zambezi River 1852 1856 Violence erupts between proslavery and antislavery forces in Kansas 1854 Sectional Conflict Sectional Conflict Intensifies 1848–1877 SECTION 1 Slavery and Western Expansion SECTION 2 The Crisis Deepens SECTION 3 The Union Dissolves 1856 Taylor 1849 –1850 Fillmore 1850 –1853 Pierce 1853–1857 1850 Compromise of 1850 is adopted in an attempt to ease sectional tensions 1854 Republican Party is founded 1853 Crimean War begins, pitting Russia against Great Britain and Turkey African Americans escape from slavery and head north to freedom
How It Influenced What Happened What if . . . Chapter 8 Sectional Conflict Intensifies 283 MAKING CONNECTIONS What Keeps Nations United? From the days of the Constitutional Convention until the late 1840s, people in the North and South had made compromises to keep the nation united. That began to change in the 1850s as the nation expanded westward rapidly and the controversy over slavery in the new territories intensified. Why do you think Northerners and Southerners became less willing to compromise in the 1850s? Was the Civil War inevitable? 1858 Buchanan 1857–1861 1859 John Brown raids the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia 1859 Darwin’s Origin of Species is published )JTUPSZ 0/-*/& Chapter Overview Visit glencoe.com to preview Chapter 8. Analyzing Events Create a Trifold Book Foldable about one of the following events: the Fugitive Slave Act, the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, or John Brown’s raid. Describe the event, how it influenced events leading to the Civil War, and what might have happened if the event had turned out differently. 1858 First transatlantic telegraph cable laid between Europe and North America 1860 1860 South Carolina secedes from the Union Lincoln 1861–1865 1861 Fort Sumter is bombarded by Confederate forces; the Civil War begins
284 Chapter 8 Sectional Conflict Intensifies Section 1 T he spread of slavery into new territory became the overriding political issue of the 1850s. Admitting new slave states or new free states would upset the bal- ance of power between Northern states and Southern

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