This massive, 47 slide powerpoint thoroughly explains the causes of the Civil War. It focuses on abolitionists including: Nat Turner, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina and Sarah Grimke, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown. It includes several maps of battles, election results, and state secession. Created by Beverly Brown, it explains the Wilmot Proviso, the Compromise of 1850, King Cotton and the cotton gin, the Fugitive Slave Act, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bloody Kansas, the Dred Scott Decision, the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry, the Presidential Election of 1860, and the political parties involved (Free-Soilers, Republicans, Democrats, Constitutional Union). It concludes with the states secession, the Battle of Fort Sumter, and the beginning of the Civil War. At a massive 47 slides, this powerpoint is the perfect teaching tool and a real bargain. I guarantee you will not be disappointed.