Causes of the Civil War

  • Missouri Compromise- "Compromise of 1820"

    Hernry clay proposed that everything above 36°-30° would be free.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Congress said would be the “final settlement” between the North and South.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    This act stated that everyone had to help catch runaway slaves.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    This is a book writen by an abolitionists and was writen to help fight against slavery.
  • Kanasas Nebraska avt

    the Nevraska Territory was divided into two parts; Kanasa and Nebraska.
  • Conflict in Kanasa

    Kansas became a slave state but, most people didn't like this. John brown was one and he promised to "strike terror into the hears of the proslavery people."
  • Violence in Congress

    Brooks went and hit sumner with a can repeatedly.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dreed Scott asked to be free when his owner died because he lived in a free state with his owner.
  • Lincoln/Douglas Debates

    Lincoln and Dougals debate to become Senate; Doulgas wins.
  • John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

    John Brown led !* men to rob an arsenal. he wanted to start a rebellion. he died and was called an Martyr by Ralph waldo Emerson.
  • South Secedes from the Union

    the south doesnt trust that Lincoln will keep his word so they seceede.
  • Lincoln made Present

    Lincoln and douglas go up against each other for presient; lincoln wins.
  • Firing on Fort sumter

    The south send a message that Fort Sumter's supplies were low so he send an unared expedition and davis ardered his forces to attack the fort.