Explain the pro-slavery and abolitionist arguments of the antebellum period.

. Describe the role of westward expansion in increasing sectional tensions.

. Evaluate how three major events (e.g., significant legislation, territorial conflicts, court cases, political debates) contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War.

D. Provide acknowledgement of source information, using in-text citations and references, for quoted, paraphrased, or summarized content.