||The source that I need you to use (and you must use only) is from this website (https://openstax.org/books/us-history/pages/15-introduction)
why civil war? Was it unavoidable, and if so, why? If it was avoidable, then why did the country not avoid it? In writing this essay, find the connections between “big picture” issues like slavery, politics, economics, and geography, and the details of specific events and personalities that you have learned about in the antebellum period.