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jan 1, 1854 - Ostend Manifesto

Description:

- Document written wanting U.S to purchase Cuba
- goal was to expand U.S borders
-South had an interest in Cuba for economic gains ( possible slave country)

CAUSE THE CIVIL WAR:
- South agreed with Manifesto, believing it would tip off the senate favoring them more (Trying to keep the balance of states for representation and senate was hard)
-president pierce supported expansion leanding to seperation between north and south expanded

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Date:

jan 1, 1854
Now
~ 167 years ago

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