- Senate Speech of Daniel Webster, supporting Henery Clay's compromise
- Not everybody in the north was an abolitionist, nor did everyone in the north start slave revolts
- Webster believes fighting won't help anything and the states should be unified
- Promotion of the constitutional union
Document A1.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
- Opinion of Chief Justice Roger Taney in Dred Scott v. Sandford
- African Americans were not created as equals [to white men]
- "the enslaved African race were not intended to be included, and formed no part of the people who framed and adopted this declaration"
- African Americans were not created equally like white men
- Excecution of John Brown
- John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry failed
- John Brown raids Harper's Ferry
- Brown's raid fails and he is excecuted
- South Carolina Secession
- South Carolina was, at one point, seceded from the union
- South Carolina was a slave state
- South Carolina seceded from the union so they could continue being a slave state