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2) Explain how conflicting geographical differences between the northern and southern states of America led to outbreak of American Civil War. (250 words) 

Topic:History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.

2) Explain how conflicting geographical differences between the northern and southern states of America led to outbreak of American Civil War. (250 words) 

World history by Norman Lowe

Why this question:

The question is based on the theme of American Civil War.

Key demand of the question:

The question seeks to ascertain the geographical causes of the American Civil War in detail.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Briefly introduce the contrast between geography of northern American and Southern American (Confederate) states.

Body:

First brief a little on the context of the question, explain the American civil war.

Explain in detail the various geographical factors that led to the War.

Interlink the aspects of geography to economy, socio-cultural advancement, political philosophy etc. 

Conclusion:

Conclude by saying how the election of Abraham Lincoln lit the spark of Civil War with secession of southern states