Alondra Martinez 1850's Events

  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    California if it was a free or slave state?
  • Publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti slavery novel published in 1850 the novel helped lay the groundwork for the civil war.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Law passed that would let KS+NE vote on slavery
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Kansas has a mini-war happen between Pro annd anti slavery groups
  • Brooks/Sumner Affair (Violence in Congress)

    Brooks/Sumner Affair (Violence in Congress)
    Congressman Preston Brooks, attacked Sumner with a cane while he was seated at his desk in the Senate chamber. Sumner was beaten into unconsciousness, rendering him incapable of resuming his duties for more than three years.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    US supreme court that people brought into the us and held as slaves whetther or not slaves were not protected by the constituion and were not us citizens
  • John Brown's Raid

    John Brown's Raid
    was an attempt by John to star an armed slave revolt by seizing a US arsenal at harpers ferry in Virgina 1859
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    An election held on november 6 for the office of the President of the US