The Civil War of 1861

By Yasmine Ra'Kael Protho

Slavery

Slavery played a major part in the civil because the north and the south had different perspectives about slavery. The north wanted to abolish slavery because they felt that it was cruel and unusual punishment to people. However, the south felt that they heavily needed slavery to support their economy. Thus creating conflict.

States' Rights

States' rights played a art because the north and the south both argued about their beliefs viewing their rights. The south felt that their states did not need anyone to tell them how to control themselves because their economy was not a government based economy. On the other hand, the north felt differently because they had a factory/industrial economy which gave them much government assistance.

Other Factors of the Civil War

Characteristics of the North

Economy

The north was a government based union. They had factories