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While slavery was the dominant issue that led to the Civil War, economic policies also created tension between the North and the South. Professor Brian Dimitrovich of Sam Houston State University explains how tariffs and the American System, a federal infrastructure plan, contributed to the growing animosity between the North and South.

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      american history, economics, abraham lincoln, american system, andrew jackson, civil war, compromise of 1850, henry clay, james madison, john calhoun, missouri compromise, secession, tariff of abominations

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      English

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