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jmatthew25
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How did settlement of the west increase tension between north and south

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Suellen805

The main way in which settlement of the west increase tension between the north and south was that each new state in the Union had to decide whether to be "slave" or "free"--leading to much more tension over the issue of slavery. This tension eventually led to the Civil War. 

neillski

settlement increased tension because the government had to decide wether or not it would be a slave states

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