1850-1861 By Jakob Woolard Mar 20, 1852 Uncle Tom's Cabin Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 it would go on to inspire the North to abolish slavery. 1854 Republican Party This party was formed to repel slavery and give people of color rights. This was Lincoln's party. May 30, 1854 Kansas Nebraska Act It was a debate that repealed the Missouri Compromise, resulted two new territories and more popular sovereignty. Nov 4, 1856 Election 1856 James Buchanan would win the election and declare that slavery should be legalized. 1857 Dred Scott A supreme court case where they declared a black man doesn't have the same rights as that of a black man. Aug 21, 1858 Lincoln Douglas Debates Seven Debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephan Douglas over political ideologies. It would end in Lincoln ending. Oct 16, 1859 Harper's Ferry John Brown was raiding the weapon stash in Harper's Ferry, Virginia to arm slaves to rebel against the slave owners. Oct 18, 1859 John Brown An abolitionist that was conspired a madman for trying to arm slaves with weaponry to fight against their owners. 1860 Secession 1860-1861 South Carolina and the other southern states succeeded from the Union and formed the Confederacy. 1860 Election 1860 Abraham Lincoln would be elected the first Republican president of the United States/the Union.