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Causes of The American Civil WarClass: HIST 121-DDECauses of The American Civil War
2The American Civil War was a war between the North – Union and the South –Confederacy. It began in 1861, ending in 1865. It was a very catastrophic event in Americanhistory, taking nearly 600,000 lives. The American Civil War was a collision by Northern andSouthern leaders. There are many political and economic components behind the cause of theAmerican Civil War, although the Civil War was caused by four main things; lifestyle, secession,slavery and sectionalism.The Compromise of the 1850 includes a series of bills that were passed in 1850 that dealtwith slavery. Henry Clay fixed the Compromise with an objective of calming tensions betweenthe people of the North and South.1The Compromise also directed to stop territories fromcontinuing the slavery expansion and build up the Fugitive Slave Act. In the Fugitive Slave Law,northern citizens return runaway slaves. The Compromise of 1850 ended up making things worse and doing exactly the opposite2,according to Paulus (2014). The people of the North were promised to have the state of

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