• Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 it would go on to inspire the North to abolish slavery.
  • Republican Party

    Republican Party
    This party was formed to repel slavery and give people of color rights.
    This was Lincoln's party.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    It was a debate that repealed the Missouri Compromise, resulted two new territories and more popular sovereignty.
  • Election 1856

    Election 1856
    James Buchanan would win the election and declare that slavery should be legalized.
  • Dred Scott

    Dred Scott
    A supreme court case where they declared a black man doesn't have the same rights as that of a black man.
  • Lincoln Douglas Debates

    Lincoln Douglas Debates
    Seven Debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephan Douglas over political ideologies. It would end in Lincoln ending.
  • Harper's Ferry

    Harper's Ferry
    John Brown was raiding the weapon stash in Harper's Ferry, Virginia to arm slaves to rebel against the slave owners.
  • John Brown

    John Brown
    An abolitionist that was conspired a madman for trying to arm slaves with weaponry to fight against their owners.
  • Secession

    1860-1861 South Carolina and the other southern states succeeded from the Union and formed the Confederacy.
  • Election 1860

    Election 1860
    Abraham Lincoln would be elected the first Republican president of the United States/the Union.