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Events Leading to the Civil War (:

  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    In 1820, an agreement between anti-slavery and pro-slavery that involved primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    This compromise made California a free state, while giving new states the option of popular sovereignty. However, the compromise was rejected, before it was sent in as four seperate bills. Each bill passed.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    This book, written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, was an anti-slavery novel that had a great effect on the attitudes towrads African-Americans and slavery in the U.S.
  • Kansas/Nebraska Act

    Kansas/Nebraska Act
    This act proposed the idea of popular sovereignty in Nebraska and Kansas.
  • Sumner/Brooks Incident

    Sumner/Brooks Incident
    Charles Sumner presented a two-day rant against the South, and was beaten with a cane by Preston Brooks on the Senate floor. After this, he suffered severe brain damage.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Scott, a slave, sued for his freedom when his owner died. The decision yeilded that he was not free, because he was property and property remained. This also proved taht the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional because of its interferance with property ownership rights.
  • Heath and Em create a timeline (:

    Heath and Em create a timeline (:
    In Mrs Wilson's U.S. History class at 9:44 am, we created this lovely Civil War timeline (: