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Timeline for Mr. Nolt

By areliz
  • The Conpromise of 1850

    The Conpromise of 1850
    Incorporated the Fugitive Slave Act which stated that any run away slave MUST be returned to their masters by law or risked being fined or incarcerated. Bloodhounds were used to track down runaway slaves. Hince the nickname 'Bloodhound law' from the abolitionist. It also admitted California as a free state. Banned sale of slavery in the District of Columbia although slavery could still continue.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Its novel showed how slavery was a moral, political contest, and struggle. This novel caused northern abolitionist to protest against the Fugitive Slave Act thus causing conflictions with the north and south. Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Bill introduced to congress by Douglas that would divide Nebraska and Kansas into two lands. IF this bill passed it would repeal the Missiouri Compromise, which would obiously anger the Northerners because of the slave issue. Once split into two popular sovereignty would decide wether or not to allow slavery.
  • "Bleeding Kansas"

    "Bleeding Kansas"
    This was the result of the Kansas-Nebraska act. Since the bill never stated the slavery issue and based it on popular sovereignty then every kind of point of views move there. When a southerner moved there and had slavery going on then a northerner moved close by and watched this going on they would argue about it. When the south and north dissagreed they would reccure to violence.
  • The Pottawatomie Massacre"

    The Pottawatomie Massacre"
    John Brown, an abolitionist who belived God had called on him to fight slavery. When he heard mistakenly about proslavery people had killed five men he took matters in his own hands. Brown and his pose went to Pottawatomie Creek, a proslavery settlement, and hacked peoples hands off, and stabbed them with broadswords. He killed about 200 people.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott was a african-american slave from Missouri. His owner had taken him north of the Missiouri Compromise line in 1834. After another return to Missiouri Scott's owner died. Then Scott began a lawsuit to gain freedom. Unfortunatly March Roger B. Taney's decision stated that Scott had no right to freedom because he had lived in Missouri, when he began his suit. Then stated that Missouri Comp. was unconstitutional angering northerners and abolitionist.
  • Lincon Elected President

    Lincon Elected President
    After a battle against Douglas, Lincon became president. Because of Lincon's election southern stated seceded from the United States. They thought that with Lincon's election their voice would not be heard. South Carolina was one of the first in December 20, 1860. Then Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. Therefore splitting the union