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Civil War news for November 13, 2012

Causes of the Civil War

  • Missouri Compromise 1820
  • Compromise of 1850 and Fugitive Slave Law
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • Dred Scott Decision
  • John Brown Raid on Harper's Ferry
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates and the Election of 1860
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
Source: Causes of the Civil War Video


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