Unformatted text preview: o Republican Party – Free Soilers & Abolitionists o Lincoln did not want to end slavery at first Why did the Confederacy Lose? • States Rights • Yeomanry & Class Division • Slaves, Contraband of War o What caused the Civil War? o Why did a war that was to maintain union, become a revolution that ended slavery? o South 1860-Slave Society: 1 in 4 Southerners owned slaves, 75% of southerners grew crops for themselves, not to be sold o North 1860-Abolished Slavery gradual manumission laws, more factories in the North o North & South depended on each other. o Would the North or South set the course of the US? o The interest in westward expansion forced the question of slavery. o New states had to choose: slave state or free state....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Gisolfi during the Fall '07 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.
- Fall '07