Events Leading To The Civil War

  • wilmot proviso

    wilmot proviso
    The gov. tried to prohibit the slavery in the mexican cession . Others came up with things on why they needed that area
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    it managed to keep both sides (north and south) satisfied & permanent split before the civil war . Henry Clay was apart of this .
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    A book how slavery is a negative action and its should be stopped . North was with it and South was against it .
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    People in terriories could decide for themselves weather their state would allow slavery , There was a small scale war in kansas
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Everybody was rushing in to kansas so they can get their vote in . They begin flooding into kansas so their vote can count .
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred sued for his freedom . The judge said he couldnt sue and he was not a citizen .
  • Lincoln Douglass Debates

    Lincoln Douglass Debates
    Lincoln and Douglass were running for senator of illinois . Douglass won but Lincoln became nationally famous
  • Harpers Ferry

    Harpers Ferry
    John Brown seized the fed. arsenal in Virginia . He became a martyr in the cause of slavery.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    People based thier votes off of which section of the counrty they lived in . Since Lincoln wanted slavery to end he had votes from the north instead of the south , he lost the election
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Fort Sumter was the first battle in 1861 . South opened a fire causing the battle to begin .