APUSH Unit 5(1844-1877) Chapters 18-22

  • William Lloyd Garrison launches The Liberator

    William Lloyd Garrison was a abolitionist and leader of the anti-slavery movement, the newspaper helped him have a outlet to speak out against slavery.
  • American Anti-Slavery founded in Boston

    The A.A.S under William Lloyd Garrison campaigns that slavery is illegal under the natura law.
  • Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in Virginia

    Marked a slave uprising, this was a rebellion led by Nat Turner in Southhampton County, Virginia.
  • Civil War in Kansas known as "Bleeding Kansas"

    The Kansas-Nebraska act overturned the Missouri compromise, allowing residents to pick a side and violence erupted from anti-slavery and pro-slave peoples.
  • Sarah Grimke's Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Women

    The letters were advocating women's rights and also about the abolishment of slavery.
  • Henry Highland Garnet's "Address to the Slaves of the United States of America"

    Garnet asks the people who were enslaved to rebel against their masters and
  • Frederick Douglass published the North Star

    Frederick Douglass published the abolitionist newspaper, the North Star, named so, because the slaves followed the northern star to reach the north(freedom).
  • Women's Right Convention at Seneca Falls, New York

    The first ever Women's Rights Convention hosted in the US organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton eventually in 1920 led to the adoption of the 19th amendment.
  • Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery

    Harriet Tubman was an illeterate slave who ran away, she is often depicted as 'Moses" for her foraies in the south that rescued more than 300 hundred.
  • Fugitive Slave Act passed

    The acts allowed for the capture and return of runaway slaves and penalities/arrest for anyone who aided them.
  • Sojourner Truth's "AIn't I a Woman" speech

    This speech is signifigant because it speaks of not only women's rights, but African Americans's too.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Anti- Slavery Novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe that "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War."
  • Republican Party founded

    Formally the Whig Party, One of the Two Major Political Parties in the USA.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act passed

    Mandated popular soveriegnty, allowing settlers to decided whther they were a free or slave state and overrided the Missouri Compromise.
  • Charles Sumner beating

    Preston Brooks beat Charles Sumner with a cane, after Sumner "violated" the southern code of honor, this event shows that the Kansas situation had spilled over into national legislation.
  • Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision

    The Supreme Court ruled African Americans (ensalved or free) could not be American citizens.
  • Lecompton Constitution rejected by Congress

    Second Kansas Constitution drafted, written by pro-slave supporters, excluded free blacks from living in Kansas and only permitted male citizens to vote.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    7 debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas, both from Illinois, for the US Senate seat.
  • John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

    John Brown (white abolitionist) raided US arsenal Harper's Ferry to start(attempt) an armed slave revolt.
  • Election of 1860

    It was turmoil for the Democrats who were divided North and South over candidates and the position of slavery, whereas the Republicans felt they had a chane to take the election with Abraham Lincoln.