Presentation on theme: "A HOUSE DIVIDED. During the early 1800’s, America was socially split into two countries The main issue of division was Slavery As new states joined the."— Presentation transcript:
During the early 1800’s, America was socially split into two countries The main issue of division was Slavery As new states joined the union (United States), the issue of slavery eventually led to war
Northern Life Industrial economy based on manufacturing Favored high tariffs to protect their products from foreign competition
Southern Life Agricultural economy based on slave based plantations Opposed high tariffs which made imports expensive
Abolitionist Movement Started by northerners to end slavery in the south Started by free blacks, white women, and clergy South opposed the movement because they needed slaves for their agricultural economy
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