3. Westward expansion and the crises of the 1850s

IB History: 3. Westward expansion and the crises of the 1850s

This page examines the turbulent years of the 1850s which saw divisions in America deepen and set the stage for the outbreak of civil war.Guiding QuestionsWhat was the impact of the Mexican-American War?Why was the Compromise of 1850 needed?Why did Sectionalism grow in the 1850s?What was the significance of the Lincoln–Douglas debates?Why did Lincoln win the election in 1860?

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