Chapter 13 Outline

Chapter 13 Outline - Chapter 13 Outline Brian Nelson Mr....

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Chapter 13 Outline Brian Nelson Mr. Mohn Period 3 The chapter starts in the early 1840’s. At this time the conflict between the north and the south was almost non-existent, and any conflicts presented between the two were viewed as miniscule and unimportant. But nothing perfect can last forever, and eventually the topic of slavery and if it was moral had arisen, and the country had started to split. The north formed abolitionist groups that enacted, and succeeded, in making the topic of slavery a moral ethical issue, and made people think whether it was right or not. The south portrayed the issue of slavery as not a necessary evil, but a moral good to the country as a whole. The south needed someone to do labor in the fields and the idealistic reality that free labor was possible from black slaves, kept the south from wanting to abolish slavery at all. The south would defend this position all the way into the civil war, and then some. During this time period the US annexed new lands, such as Texas, California, Oregon, and more areas of the southwest. The Missouri compromise was used as a line segregating free land from slave land. This was automatically seen as strange to most
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course WSS 101 taught by Professor Stinkly during the Spring '10 term at Winston Salem State.

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