From a philosophical perspective, slave ownership was not consistent with republicanism, a philosophy which held unalienable individual rights and liberty as its key central values.
The majority of slavery was illegal in The North as it had been outlawed in the 19th century, yet its expansion was rife in southern states.
Farming wasn’t as important in The North whereas the cheap workforce of slavery provided the backbone for the economy in the southern region. the strong desire to use cheap slave labour in The South created strong conflicts between both parties which ultimately escalated.
The Civil War added a new chapter in the history of America.
It not only shed the blood of the brothers but also enhanced the social, political and economic values.