This was a compromise that Missouri became a slave state and Maine became a free state to maintain the political ballots.
This was a proposal that all the land accquired from Mexico would be free states.
Fugivtive Slave Law
This law announced that all citizens help catch any runaway slave and return them to their owners.
Compromise of 1850
There was a chain of bills in order to help settle the territorail and slavery arguments coming from the Mexican-American War. In order to maintain political ballots there were five set laws of the free and slave states.
Uncle Toms Cabin
Book written by Harriet Beacher Stowe, that completely amazed people with her description of the life of a slave.
This was a bill that allowed slavery by popular sovereighty.
People who were both for and against slavery all gathered to live in Kansas to vote on if Kansas was going to be a slave or a free state. In this period of time a lot of violence happened and Kansas ended up being a free state.
Dred Scott Decision
Dred went to the Supreme Court to try and get his freedom, but was denied because property can't sue.
Lincoln Douglass Debate
Lincold and Douglas had seven total debates and most of which were about slavery.
John Brown's Raid
John Brown raided Harper's Ferry with an army of 18 men in the hopes of creating a major slave rebellion.
Lincoln Elected/ Election 1860
Lincoln was elected even though his name was not on the ballot in some southern states.
Secession of South Carolina
South Carolina opposed Lincoln's election and voted to breakaway. They were the first Southern state to breakaway because they didnt want to be a part of the U.S.