Political, Social, and Economic Causes of the Civil War
Historians have identified various events or factors that set the United States on a path toward the American Civil War. Describe and explain one political, social/cultural, or economic factor that effectively set the United States on a trajectory toward the American Civil War. In your essay, include the following:

Introduction
Thesis statement
Body of content with clear, distinguished paragraphs that support your response
Conclusion
Your essay must be a minimum of two pages in length. Support your essay with at least two sources from the CSU Online Library (peer-reviewed sources are preferred, but not required). You may use the open source resource, but it will not be counted towards the two-source requirement for this assignment. Adhere to APA Style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed. Refer to the CSU Online Library for information about locating peer-reviewed sources and evaluating sources for credibility. Review video tutorials on How to Research History Topics.Refer to the Writing Center for information about APA Citations and proper paper format.