Essay Questions: Sectionalism American History II Compare and contrast life in the North and South prior to the Civil War. How did this explain sectionalism? Introduction In general terms discuss how economy and lifestyle create a society Life in North Northern Northern Life in South Southern Southern Economy Urban Lifestyle Economy Rural Lifestyle Conclusion Compare directly and conclude How did the pursuit of compromise affect the country during the time period discussed in class? Be specific (use specific compromises). Introduction Discuss reasoning for compromise and why necessary. Compromise # 1 Discuss one specific compromise, what it was and why it was written. Compromise #2 Discuss one specific compromise, what it was and why it was written. Conclusion Restate reasoning and discuss effect. Explain how Sectionalism existed even in colonial days and how that early division developed into a deep division in society Intro Define Sectionalism Colonial Discuss Pre-Civil War Explain early division in American society status of early division prior to civil war Conclusion What were final signs that war was becoming inevitable.