Koenig-Antebellum Block 5B

By Koenigr
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The measures contained of this act caused a further divide between the North and the South. North did not want a Fugitive Slave Law and the South feared more free states entering the union.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    A law proposed by Stephen Douglas. It was beleived that the Americans wanted the west to become part of the States.
  • Dred Scott Case

    Dred Scott Case
    A decade long fight for freedom for an enslaved man. The case had made its way to the supreme court and was a vital part to starting the Civil War.
  • Lincoln Douglas debate

    Lincoln Douglas debate
    Two Politicians battled each other in a series of debates to try mend our divided world. Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln. who ever was declared victor was rewarded with a seat on the senate
  • John Brown’s Harpers Ferry

    John Brown’s Harpers Ferry
    John Brown’s Harpers Ferry was the target of an assault by armed abolitionists. the attack was meant to be the first move to establish a group of free slaves
  • Anaconda Plan

    Anaconda Plan
    The Anaconda Plan was a military strategy by Union General Winfield Scott in the early stages of the Civil War. It consisted of naval blockade of the confederate shore, an assault down the Mississippi river and the take over of south by land naval forces.
  • Militia Act

    Militia Act
    Two months before the Emancipation Proclamation the Militia Act was issued. it gave the right to join the army to all African American people.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    The Homestead Acts allowed any person to acquire and own any land previously or currently owned by the government.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. Near the end of civil war the Emancipation Proclamations claimed all slaves shall be free
  • Conscription

    The conscription (Draft) was put into place to help acquire the diminishing army troops. It helped greatly to meet the demand for the army.