During the mid-1800s, the issues polarizing the North and South began to come to a boiling point, mostly due to the huge regional differences between the North and South. These sectional differences made compromising on issues in Congress a difficult task and will lead to Civil War.
Contrast two characteristics of the North and two characteristics of the South that will lead to sectional differences.
Explain how those characteristics lead to sectionalism and conflict between the North and South, and eventually Civil War.
Be sure to support your answer with specific historical evidence.