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Slavery and States' Rights

By Adrian_
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Kansas and Nebraska territories could decide if they wanted to be slave or slave free states.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Ruled that African-Americans were not citizens, therefore they could not vote, and court could not ban slavery.
  • January 28, 1861

    January 28, 1861
    Texas voted to secede the United States.
  • Febuary 1861

    Febuary 1861
    States that were seceded became the confederate states of america.
  • March 2, 1861

    March 2, 1861
    Texas became the 7th state to secede from the united states.