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More than 70 years had gone by between the writing of the Constitution and the 1850s The USs landscape had grown dramatically and and the North and South had grown apart People were truly beginning to divide on the topic of slavery and The South and the North were in a precarious position a slight disruption in the States would bring certain War In 70 years the Constitution became a reason for the breakup of the union due to the many gray areas in key topics the fact that it wasnt a fully representative document and that it left out many important topics such as slavery The Constitution lead lead to the breakup of the Union because it left too many gray areas that caused conflict In document G President James Buchanan says that the Southern States are Justified in revolutionary resistance to the government of the Union However he also points out that the Constitution doesnt say whether or not Congress can stop a State from seceding In document I president Lincoln shows a gray area He says the south may lawfully and peacefully withdraw from the Union by one interpretation Yet because the Constitution is vague in some areas Lincoln interpreted the Constitution to mean that they do not have the power to secede Our states have neither more nor less power than that reserved to them As you can see the Constitution allowed too much to be interpreted It was so vague that it caused many conflicts and eventually caused the Union to break up The Constitution caused the break up of the Union because 70 years after its writing it no longer represented all the people The Constitution wasnt really representative even at the time of its writing 70 years later a lot had changed in America Their were many new groups of people and many new ideas When it was written the States involved thought in the
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