Slavery: The Cause Of The American Civil War

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The American Civil War shows us how a nation can become divided over disagreements. Ending the war took many lives, but the termination of this conflict led to outstanding enhances for the United States of America. During the 1800’s slavery was commonly used by people. Many conflicts broke out due to this issue, such as the American Civil War. Slavery was the leading cause of the war. The Confederate states felt as if the North was trying to control their way of life. In the article, “The Causes of the Civil War” the author states, “Southern agriculture, especially the production of cotton, relied very heavily on the use of slaves and southerners felt if their right to own slaves was taken away they would be financially ruined.” The