Growing sectionalism timeline

Timeline created by fergusia
In History
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    growing sectionalism

  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
  • Formation of the Constitutional Union Party

    Formation of the Constitutional Union Party
    1.The Constitutional Union party, headed by John Bell started to form around 1856 and played a role in the border staes during the election of 1860.
    2. This could prove that not everyone in the U.S was a true unionist or secessionist.
    3. The feeling of indecision and not feeling strongly one way or another cuased this party to form.
    4. One of the effects came during the election of 860 when the Constitiutional union aprty won the border states of Kentucky Tennesee and Virginia.
  • John Brown's Execution

    John Brown's Execution
  • Secssion of South Carolina

    Secssion of South Carolina