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Use this History of The American Journey video entitled The Politics of Sectionalism 1846 to 1861 to study the turbulent political environment in the United States during the decade and a half leading to the Civil War. Learn about the Compromise of 1850; the impact of the publication of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"; the Kansas-Nebraska Act and resultant emergence of "Bleeding Kansas"; the development of the Republican party; nativism; the Dred Scott decision; the Lincoln-Douglas debates; the election of 1860; and the challenges facing Abraham Lincoln during the period of Southern secession and attack on Fort Sumter. 

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