There were many events that led up to the American Civil War. This article will give you a brief and comprehensive overview of the events that ultimately led to the War Between the States.
The Compromise of 1850 – what did it do and its importance?
The Compromise of 1850 showed that American was beyond the brink of repair in the decade before the American Civil War. Although the compromise did create temporary peace, it failed to mend the sectional divide brewing in America.
What was the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and What Did it Do?
Background of the Missouri Compromise The Missouri Compromise was a result of the Founding Fathers not answering the question of slavery. The founding fathers chose to instead put the question off. They did so because they failed to see eye to eye and needed to ratify the Constitution. By failing to answer this question once... Continue Reading →