Events Leading To The Civil War

  • wilmot proviso

    wilmot proviso
    Congress tried to stop the spread of slavery.It failed,but the south is concerned.
  • Comprimse of 1850

    Comprimse of 1850
    Trying to keep the balance between the states.
  • The Fugitve Slave law

    The Fugitve Slave law
    That allr unaway slaves had to be captured and return to there owners
  • Nullification

    A state can refuse to fcllow a law of congress within state boundries.
  • Uncle tom's cabin

    Uncle tom's cabin
    A story calling for an end of slavery.
  • Kansas-Nebraska act

    Kansas-Nebraska act
    People can decide for themselves if there a slave state or a free state.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Small scale civil war in kansas.
  • The case of Dred Scott

    The case of Dred Scott
    Slave sued for his freedom lost the case.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debate

    Lincoln-Douglas Debate
    Debeated slavery and slavery was wrong b ut legal.
  • Raid on Harpers ferry

    Raid on Harpers ferry
    Plan stir up a slave revolt in Virginia and end slavery.
  • The elction of 1860

    The elction of 1860
    Lincoln won the elction and promised to keep slavery from spreading to the new territories.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    War had begun and had to surrender.