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Document A (Harriet Beecher Stowe – Uncle Tom’s Cabin): It caused thousands of northerners to become abolitionists.Document B (Bleeding Kansas): It caused violent conflict to arise between proslavery and antislavery forces. The “border ruffians” were people who crossed the border from Missouri into Kansas because they wanted to affect the voting on whether Kansas should become a free state or a slave state, because it had popular sovereignty. This caused an uprising between the people, which was named the “Bleeding Kansas”. Document C (The Dred Scott Decision): It was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court for slave owners to take their slaves to Western Territories, which denied the principle of popular sovereignty and it sabotaged the stand of the new Politician Party. Document D (The Raid On Harper’s Ferry): The Raid on Harper’s Ferry was an event attempted by armed abolitionist, John Brown. He introduced an armed slave strike in 1859 by taking over a U.S. house of weaponry at Harpers Ferry, Virginia.Document E (The Election Of Abraham Lincoln): Abraham Lincoln, who was a candidate in 1860,was known to be against slavery. Because of this, Southerners were afraid that Lincoln’s election would lead to a downfall, so they pledged to leave the Union if he was elected. Lincoln was then elected president in 1860 in a race of presidency that included three other candidates. The Southerners hated Lincoln, so for his election , the Southern states left the U.S. creating their own country, the Confederacy. The Southern states believed that Lincoln’s intention was to remove slavery, and this was one of the causes of the American Civil War. Document F (John Brown):  John Brown, an abolitionist, had the intention to seize the U.S. arsenal at Harper’s Ferry. He initially wanted to create a large conflict about abolishing slavery. It’s significant because it caused sectional tensions between the North and the South.  Document G (Fugitive Slave Act): The Fugitive Slave law was passed giving southern slaveholders legal weaponry so they could catch slaves that escaped to the free states as this was apart of the Compromise of 1850.