Candice Rathburn's Timeline

  • Document B

    Document B
    1. Senate Speech of Daniel Webster, supporting Henery Clay's compromise
    2. Not everybody in the north was an abolitionist, nor did everyone in the north start slave revolts
    3. Webster believes fighting won't help anything and the states should be unified
    4. Promotion of the constitutional union
  • Document A

    Document A
    1.bill for the organization of Nebraska.
    2. there was compromise for the north and the south
    3. When a land becomes a new state, they are allowed to decide whether it will be a slave state or not.
    4. Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • Document H

    Document H
    1. Opinion of Chief Justice Roger Taney in Dred Scott v. Sandford
    2. African Americans were not created as equals [to white men]
    3. "the enslaved African race were not intended to be included, and formed no part of the people who framed and adopted this declaration"
    4. African Americans were not created equally like white men
  • Document G

    Document G
    1. Excecution of John Brown
    2. John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry failed
    3. John Brown raids Harper's Ferry
    4. Brown's raid fails and he is excecuted
  • Document E

    Document E
    1. South Carolina Secession
    2. South Carolina was, at one point, seceded from the union
    3. South Carolina was a slave state
    4. South Carolina seceded from the union so they could continue being a slave state