Using the time frame 1800-1849, argue that 19th century American history can be explained by sectionalism.

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There were many incidents in the time frame that you mention that show that American history was being driven by sectionalism.  I will mention three of those incidents here.

First, there was the controversy that led to the Missouri Compromise in 1820.  This showed that the two sections...

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