AMH 2010 - Brett Larose MacDonald 1130 The Civil Wars...

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Brett Larose MacDonald 1130 The Civil War’s Inevitability Throughout the course of time, war has always occurred due to disagreements between two regions or more. The same can be said for the Civil War. Not only were there major social and economic differences between the North and the South, but the two regions greatly disagreed on the subject of slavery also. The South was pro-slavery, whereas the North was against slavery. Another disagreement that led to the Civil War was the concept of States and Federal rights—the North wanted the federal government to have more power, and the South wanted states to have more power. With all this being said, the Civil War was inevitable. Due to the invention of the cotton gin, cotton became a very profitable resource for the south. But the harvesting of cotton takes many people to accomplish, so the South relied on slaves to do this work—and quickly turned into a crop economy. On the other hand, the Northern economy was based more on agriculture, and were even purchasing
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2010 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Adams during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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AMH 2010 - Brett Larose MacDonald 1130 The Civil Wars...

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