Events leading to the Civil War

  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    He tried to stop slavery. .
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    This helped slave holders recapture runaway slaves.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    This is a book that wanted to end slavery.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    People in the territories could decide for temselves if they wanted slaves or not.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Lots of people died in this small civil war that split the North and the South.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    This is a slave that wanted to sue for his freedom but faild
  • Lincoln-Douglass Debates

    Lincoln-Douglass Debates
    Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Arnold Douglas went against eachother to be Senetor and Douglas won.
  • Harper's Ferry

    Harper's Ferry
    John Brown took some people to raid on Harper's Ferry to try to stop slavery but they faild.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    Jefferson Davis won this and he supported states rights and protected slavery.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Lincol told Daivis that he was sending supplies to the fort. South opened fired and a battle began.