History project

  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    The fugitive slave act was an act that was a part of the compromise of 1850. The fugitive slave law was a law that mad it so if you find any slaves that escape and go to other states or other people must be returned to the owner. this was an act made by the federal government
  • Illegal voting in the South

    Illegal voting in the South
    While the voting was going on the south did some illegal things to try to make it so there president was voted into office. around 1700 border ruffians went into others states like Kansas and voted for them. All these border ruffians were pro-slave states. these votes were consdiered retroactively legal.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    The bleedng of Kansas was a series of violent events that happened between 1854-1858. these were events that happen between the pro-slavers border ruffians and the free states
  • Election of 1860 (Abraham Lincoln)

    Election of 1860 (Abraham Lincoln)
    Abraham Lincoln was the president during the civil war. he was part of the free state people and was trying to abolish slavery. He was the person that made the speech at Gettysburg and also he was the one that made the act that freed the slaves.
  • why the south secede.

    why the south secede.
    there are many reasons why the south seceded, the south thought that there rights given to them by the constitution were being abused along with there articles of confederation. They strongly believed that what the forefathers gave to them (the Unite States) was being abused and ignored.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Fort Sumter was a fort in th south but was considered the Norths. The South thought otherwise. More specifically South Carolina thought the fort was theres. many consider this the first fighting of the civil war. The South was the first t fire on to the fort 4:00 in the morning.