What were the causes of the American Civil War?

After reading Charles B. Dew’s Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War, write a 750 – 1,000-word essay answering the following question:_x000D_
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What were the causes of the American Civil War?_x000D_
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Here are a few questions to guide your thinking as you read the book and prepare your essay:_x000D_
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What three images did the secession commissioners from Lower South states evoke to convince the Upper South states of the necessity of secession?_x000D_
How did Confederate leaders frame the causes of secession during and after the war? Were they consistent or did they contradict themselves?_x000D_
How did this book affect your understanding of the causes of the American Civil War?

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