Sample Compelling Questions
March to War: 1850s–1861
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Could the Civil War have been prevented?
How did the concept of abolitionism change over time?
What impact did American geography have on the decision by Confederate states to secede?
Why would Southerners feel threatened by Lincoln and other Republicans?
How did the idea of popular sovereignty impact the lives of those living in Kansas and Missouri?