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Initial Post Instructions For the initial post, pick three (3) of the leading causes of the American Civil War: The Compromise of 1850 The Fugitive Slave Law 1850 Uncle Tom's Cabin 1852 The Kansas Nebraska Act 1854 The Dred Scott Case of 1857 The Lincoln Douglas Debates 1858 Then, address one (1) of the following for your selections: Based on the historical facts given in this module, assess if the American Civil War was inevitable. Analyze if the United States Supreme Court can settle legal and moral issues through judiciary review. In your response, provide a documented example of a modern parallel of a legal or moral issue settled by the United States Supreme Court. The Compromise of 1850 was a series of five bills passed by US Congress, that attempted to remove the political confrontation between the free and slave states. The states in question were the ones gained during the Mexican American War. It made California a free state, then Utah and New Mexico were able to decide. The

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