Evens Leading To The Civil War

  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    Tried To Stop Slavery.
    Did Not Work But People Are Scared.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott Was A Slave Who Sued For Freedom Since African Americans Were Not Citizens. Increased Tension Between North And South States.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    To Help Slave Holders Re-Capture Runaway Saves. Managed To Keep Both Sides Satisfied And Prevented A Permanent Split Before The War.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    A Book That Tried To End Slavery.
    Written By Harriet Beecher Stowe.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    An Act That Tried To Solve The Problem Of Slavery In The Western Territories. People Began Flooding Into Kansas And Nebraska.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    A Small Scale Civil War In Kansas. The Rallying Cry For The Anti-Slavery Northern And Republican Party Was Known As 'Bleeding Kansas.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    Lincoln And Douglas Were Running For Senator of Illinois. Douglas Won And Lincoln Became Nationaly Famous.
  • Harper's Ferry

    Harper's Ferry
    Jhon Brown And His Followers Seized The Federal Arsenal To End Slavery. He Siezed Federal Arsenal.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    Voters Voted Based On What Country They Lived In. Lincoln Won. Disagreements Over States Rights.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Lincoln Notified Jefferson Davis That He Was Sending Supplies To The Fort. We Didnt Mention West Virginia As One Of The Border States Because They Were Slave States Boredering A Free State And Keeping Maryland Was Very Important Or DC Would Be Cut Off 24 States.