history timeline 1

  • Willmot Proviso

    Willmot Proviso
    Henry Clay and three other men belived the only thing to keep peace was compromise. It banned slavery in any territory Mexico would aquire in the Mexican War.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Fugitive Slave Act. To help capture runaway slaves. Henry Clay beleieved compomise was necessary in order to save the union.
    North-California admitted as a free state, the slave trade was abolished.
    South-Strong Fugitive Slave Law. The two territories can vote to permit slavery.
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    the book was released to tell stories of the evils of slavery.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    Act passed in 1854. Anti slavery people began flooding into these territories to cast their vote.EFFECT-Bledding Kansas!!!
  • Bledding Kansas

    Bledding Kansas
    It was a small scale Civil War!! Rally Cry- Bleeding KAnsas!!
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Missouri slave.He sued for his freedom.The Supreme Court ruled that laves were not citizens, so they could not bring suit in court.
    (slaves were property).
  • Linclon-Douglas Debates

    Linclon-Douglas Debates
    Linclon thought that slavery was wrong but legal. Slavery should not be expanded. Douglas won the election. He became nationaly famous.
  • Harpers Ferry

    Harpers Ferry
    There was a raid at Harpers Ferry.John Brown led the raid. They did it to stir up a slave revolt in virginia and end slavery. John Brown was captured and killed.
  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    Lincoln promised to stop the expantion of slavery. South seceded when Lincoln was elected. South said Lincoln was elected becuase they voulenatarly joined the union. CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Shot heard around the world.!!!!!!!!