HIS 104 Week 10 Assignment, Liberty Challenged in Nineteenth Century America
Slavery being one of the keys behind the Civil War caused major disagreements collectively due to individuals who were for versus the ones who were against it. Slavery begin in Virginia back in 1619 when the first slaves were brought over (History.com Staff, 2009). These slaves were brought to help with crops which in turn assisted with the economic foundation of the new nation (History.com Staff, 2009). The major invention of the cotton gin in 1793 is what sealed the deal on the need of the slaves. The demand for these slaves begin to cause issues for people who did not agree with people being used in such a way against their will……..