HST 202 Recitation Notes
Essay #1: What led to the civil war?
Name three factors (one from the midterm list).
Which factor was the “point of no return”?
Cite examples for full points.
o Fort Sumter
o Dred Scott
o Anti-slavery groups
o New western territories, expansion, and the sectional crisis
Essay #2: Which region had the upper hand during the sectional crisis?
Name the 3 regions.
Describe the development of 2 out of 3 regions.
Pick one that was the strongest region.
Explain what the sectional crisis was.
o Not just the north and south
o Involved politics and divisions over slavery
Compare and contrast
Politically activated for strong central