Important Events : Road To The Civil War

  • John Locke

    He was an English Philosopher He was amazingly influential on our government and lives today. Many ideas: Focus on Natural Law, Natural Rights.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion
    Nathaniel Bacon white farmer. He gathered farmers and indentured servants, joined together. Scared rich whites.
    Captured, Executed with others and caused change in African Status .
  • New York Slave Rebellion

    New York Slave Rebellion
    23 Africans started it; New York City
    Killed nine whites, injured 6 more
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    A document declaring the US to be independent of the British Crown, signed on July 4, 1776, by the congressional representatives of the Thirteen Colonies, including Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams
  • Three Fifths Compromise

    Slaves were only 3/5 a person. Not viewed as a human.