CHAPTER 14 TIMELINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By hdake
  • wilmot proviso

    wilmot proviso
    david wilmot introduces proviso, banning slavery in the mexican cession.
  • free-soil party

    free-soil party
    free soil party is founded
  • 1848 election

    1848 election
    zachary taylor (whig) is elected president, defeating Lewis Cass and Martin Van Buren
  • California=free state

    California=free state
    California seeks admission to the Union as a free state
  • compromise of 1850

    compromise of 1850
    congress debates sectional issues and enacts conmpromise of 1850
  • uncle tom's cabin

    uncle tom's cabin
    harriet beecher stowe publishes uncle toms cabin
  • 1852 election

    1852 election
    franklin peirce (democrat) is elected president
  • kansas nebraska act

    kansas nebraska act
    congress passes kansas-nebraska act repealing missouri comprmise
  • republican party

    republican party
    republican party founded in several states
  • anti-nebraska

    anti nebraska coalitions score victories in congressional elections in the north
  • know-nothing

    know-nothing party achieves stunning success in state politics
  • kansas territory

    kansas territory
    free-state and slave-state forces struggle for control of kansas territory
  • preston brooks

    preston brooks
    preston brooks assualts charles summer on senate floor
  • election of 1856

    election of 1856
    james buchanan wins presidency despite strong challenge in the north from john C. fremont
  • dred scott case

    dred scott case
    supreme court decides dred scott case and legalizes slavery in all territories
  • slavery issue

    slavery issue
    lincoln and douglas debate slavery issue in illinois
  • kansas union

    kansas union
    congress refuses to admit kansas to union under the proslavery lecompton constitution
  • struggles in election

    struggles in election
    feirce struggles takes place over election of a republican speaker of the house
  • election of 1860

    election of 1860
    Republicans nominate abraham lincoln for precidency
  • democratic party splits

    democratic party splits
    democratic party splits into northern and southern factions with seperate cndidates and platfomrs
  • election of 1860

    election of 1860
    Lincoln wins presidency over douglas, breckridge, and bell