Civil War

By Maradox
  • Compromise fo 1850

    Compromise fo 1850
    Texas got paid 10 million dollars so that the US could have them. Then the slave trade was forced to end in Washington DC. They made a stricter slave act.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    An act where all slaves that have broken the law must return to there masters. The north thought it was a good idea.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    Harriet Beecher Stow wrote this book that made more people want to abolish slavery which caused a lot of problems.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    Each territory was allowed to decide if they wanted slavery because of popular sovereignty. This act caused a lot of tension between the States based on the Missouri compromise which led to bleeding Kansas
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott intended to sue because of the Missouri compromise saying it was unconstitutional. The supreme court then ruled him property instead of a citizen.
  • Harpers Ferry

    Harpers Ferry
    John Brown attacked Harpers Ferry in attempt to get weapons to be able and lead a slave revolt. John got caught hanged for treason.The south then realized how far the North is willing to go to abolish slavery.
  • Lincolns election

    Lincolns election
    Lincoln was the only candidate that wasn't pro slavery. He was elected because the south split their vote 3 ways. This resulted in the south seceding.
  • Attack on Fort Sumpter

    Attack on Fort Sumpter
    The south attacked as the Union was trying to reload but since they weren't ready they ended up surrendering the fort to the south. The war offically started