Civil War Causes

List of Causes in Sequential Order

The 3/5th's compromise

1787

Missouri Compromise

1820

The Compromise of 1850

1850

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

Bleeding Kansas

1855

The beating of Senator Charles Sumner

May 2, 1856

Dred Scott Decision

March 1857

John Brown's Raid

1859

Election of 1860

1860

Battle of Fort Sumter

April 12, 1861