Pre civil war

"gathering storm"

  • Missouri Comprimise

    Missouri Comprimise
    After months of fighting, the house decided to enter missouri as a slave state as slong as Maine would be entered as a free state and the new line was 36 30
  • Wilmot Provsion

    Wilmot Provsion
    states that newly founded states from mexico should pick if they want to be slave or anti slave
  • California, Statehood

    California, Statehood
    California entered the union as a free state which the north happily accepted but the south had issues with it.
  • Fugitive Slave Law

    Fugitive Slave Law
    The fugitive slave law allowed whites to come into the north and take back blacks. weather they were free or runaways it didnt matter the prize of capture was all the same. Problems excelled when the northerners wouldnt return saves they new were runaways.
  • Onsted Manifesto

    Onsted Manifesto
    was a document written in 1854 that described the rationale for the United States to purchase Cuba from Spain
  • charles sunmmer attack

    charles sunmmer attack
    When Charles Sunmmer gave his speech in the house about weather slavery should or shouldnt be allowed in new teritories and if the people should deciede that among themselves he apperently offended the wrong senate. Sunmmer was beaten merely to death by another senate.
  • raid on kansas nebraska

    raid on kansas nebraska
    The newly formed town Lawernece was raided over th issues of slavery. the anti slavery group killed many men and women and children along with ruinening the town.
  • John Brown invades

    John Brown invades
    To some a hero to some a villian but all the same John Brown wanted slavery to come to an end so he took some other abolishinst and tried taking over a fire building.
  • Dred Scott Case

    Dred Scott Case
    when Dread Scott went to court to win his freedom the court told him just because he stayed in Wisconsin dosent mean he was free. And its unconstitional to take away slavery.
  • Lincoln douglas Debate

    Lincoln douglas Debate
    When the time for new elections came there was a pubic debate over slavery and the real morals of it all. Lincoln was put against Douglas and lost the debate and the next election but he got to tell his true feeling towards slavery.
  • Kansas Nebraska act

    Kansas Nebraska act
    when there came more issues over slavery and nebraska wanted to join as a slave state more issues came up. after all the fighting states would then join how they wanted.
  • Harpers Ferry Raid

    Harpers Ferry Raid
    When John Brown made an attempt to end slavery it was a complete fail. What was suppose to be a slave revolt only turned out to be a few white abolishinist and one black man having a bloody fight that ended with the national army hanging John Brown.
  • Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the first Republican to win the presidency

    Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the first Republican to win the presidency
  • south carolina secession

    south carolina secession
    South Carolina was fed up over the issue of slavery and new it would come to a war so they decied to leave the union and start their own country.
  • Fort Sumter Attack

    Fort Sumter Attack
    This was one of the main causes of the civil war, when Carolina triedto seeceed the was huge fight that ened in a attack and descrution of fort Sumter.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    Harriet Beecher was in church one sunday morning and a vision came to her of how horrible slavess were being treated. when she returned home she worte those horrible acts in a book named Uncle Tom's Cabin.