Chapter 19

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    featured the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around
    whom the stories of other characters revolve. The sentimental novel depicts the reality of slavery while
    also asserting that Christian love can overcome something as destructive as enslavement of fellow
    human beings. the best-selling novel of the 19th century and the second best-selling book of that
    century, following the Bible. The book caused the British forces to not side with south and stop buying
    as much co
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and
    Nebraska, opened new lands, repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820, and allowed settlers
    in those territories to determine if they would allow slavery within their boundaries.
  • Republican Party

    Founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854, it dominated politics nationally for most of the period from 1860 to 1932. Eighteen presidents have been Republicans. The most recent Republican president was George W. Bush.
  • Pottawmie Massacre

    John Brown massacred five pro-slavery people. he chopped up five people.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas, Bloody Kansas or the Border War, was a series of violent
    events, involving anti-slavery Free-Staters and pro-slavery "Border Ruffian" elements, that took
    place in the Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri roughly
    between 1854 and 1858
  • Dred Scott Case

    Dred Scott was african-american who tried to sue for his freedom.. He believed that since he had been forced to live in states that were considered free thaat he was free. the court decided he could not sue in a federal court because he was an american citizen because he was black, the missouri constituation is unconstitutional and that congress has no say in where a person can or cannot take their property.
  • Lecompton Constitution

    Was the second of four proposed constitutions for the state of Kansas. The document was written in response to the anti-slavery position of the 1855 Topeka Constitution of James H. Lane and other free-state advocates.
  • Panic of 1857

    Was a financial panic in the United States caused by the declining international economy and over-expansion of the domestic economy.
  • Hinton Helper

    Its criticism was not on a moral basis, however, but in more of an economic sense. Helper disliked blacks and aristocratic whites. He argued that slavery hurt non-slave owning whites in the South.No Southern publisher would print the book. A Northern publisher did and slave-owning white down South were worried. The book was banned down South but became something of a hit among abolitionist up North.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln–Douglas Debate
    is sometimes also called values debate because it traditionally places a heavy
    emphasis on logic, ethical values, and philosophy
  • John Brown

    He was an American abolitionist who used violent actions to fight slavery. 1859 john brown's scheme to invade the south with armed slaves, backed
    by sponsoring, northern abolitionists; seized the federal arsenal; brown and remnants were caught by
    robert e. lee and the us marines; brown was hanged
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln successfully led his country through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crisis, the American Civil War and preserving the Union while ending slavery, and promoting economic and financial modernization.
  • Crittenden Compromise

    was an unsuccessful proposal introduced by Kentucky Senator John J. Crittenden. It aimed to resolve the U.S. secession crisis by addressing the grievances that led the slave states of the United States to contemplate secession from the United States.
  • SC secedes

    The Republic of South Carolina was declared when the State of South Carolina
    declared its secession from the United States on December 20, 1860. This was the second Republic of
    South Carolina, since South Carolina declared its independence (from Britain) the first time on March 26,
  • Confederate States of America

    When seven states seceded from the Union- (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia,
    Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia
  • Buchanan

    James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th President of the United States. He is the only president from Pennsylvania, the only president who remained a lifelong bachelor, and the last president born in the 18th century.
  • Brooks and Sumner

    Sumner offended Brooks and the southerners. Brooks proposed the idea of a brawl or draw with sumner and decided that a draw is for gentleman and he thought it was clear that sumner wasn't a gentleman. Brooks went to sumner's house and beat him with a cane. after the beating sumner as sent to britian to regain his education and brooks was expelled froom the congress. the next year brooks was re-elected.
  • Tariff of 1857

    The Tariff of 1857 was a major tax reduction in the United States, creating a mid-
    century lowpoint for tariffs. It amended the Walker Tariff of 1846 by lowering rates to around
    17% on average.