Events of the Civil War Timeline,'

  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    In the Compromise of 1850, the South recieved the Fugivitve Slave law. This law stated that all runaway slaves in the north, must be shipped back to there owner.The North had slave trade in Disctric of Columbia abolished.
  • Willmot Proviso

    Willmot Proviso
    They needed some sort of document in oreder to save the union. Therefore, they made the WIlmot Proviso.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin was a book published in 1852.This book taught people about how hard slavery was for the slaves. Before this book alot of people in the South never fully understood how it was at the time.
  • Kansas-Nesbraska Act

    This act allowed Kansas and Nesbraska's population to vote to allow slavery or not.People soon flooded theese states in order to get say in this decision.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas is the rally cry for anti-slavery and Republican party. This happend shortly after the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Dred Scott is a run away slave who tried to sue for his freedom.The court ruled that slaves weren't citizens , therefore they were not abled to sue,
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    This was to election for Senator of Illinois in 1858. Abraham Lincoln said that Slavery was wrong, yet legal in this debate. Although Lincoln didnt win this debate, he did become nationally famous,
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    This is the elcetion That Lincoln won. The south threathend to seced form the Union.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Fort Sumter was the first battle that set off the Civil War.