Slavery

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Slavery degusted northerners. Many people believed Slavery was morally wrong and wanted to do something about it. The book
Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the newspaper The Liberator argued how wrong it was. In this, Slavery was a major cause in the outbreak of the Civil War.
There were many things that led to the Civil War. One of which were the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of
1850 in the Missouri Compromise, Missouri wanted to become a slave state and northerners demanded something be done. This made southerners outraged. This was just beginning of the tension between the North and South. Also, the Compromise of
1850 rose more tension. California wanted to become a free state and of course south politicians had a hissy fit like the North did when Missouri wanted to become a...
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