Civil war

leading up to the civil war

  • mexican american war

    mexican american war
    wikipedia1st major conflict started because of th the idea of manifest was beleived that america had the right to make the country borders bigger.this caused suffering to mexicans, native americans, and u.s. citizens.
  • wilmot provisio

    wilmot provisio
    wikipediadavid wilmot was the person who introduced the provisio to the u.s. he was a member on an appropriations bill , which is a bill for the final negotiations to resolve the mexican american war.
  • underground railroad

    underground railroad
    underground railroad linka network of underground secret routs and safe houses used by slaves to escape to free states .
  • compromise of 1850

    compromise of 1850
    group of 5 bills passed (aused a 4 year confrontation between southern slave states, and free northern states. The compromise drafted by henry clay
  • fugitive slave act

    fugitive slave act
    wikidepiapassed by united syates congress. it was part of the compromise of 1850, and was one of the most contraversalacts of 1850. it made the nations fear of the slavery power consperiency higher.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    wikipediaAn anti-slavery novel writted by and american author. it was published in 1852. It helped lay out the basics of the civil war and made the abolitionists cause bigger, The book was about the life of slaves, and how they were treated
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    wikipediachain of violent political confrontations including anti-slavery states, it took place in Kansas territory ans towns near Missouri. It became a law on may 21 1854
  • Kansas-Nebraska act

    Kansas-Nebraska act
    wikipediaThe Kansas Nebraska act made the territories of nebraska and Kansas which opened up new lands for settlers and effected the Missouri compromise which allowed settlers in these territories to decide if they wanted slavery in these certain areas.
  • Ostend Manifesto

    Ostend Manifesto
    wikipediarationed for us to purchas cuba and spain and it was thought that the united states should declare war if spain refused this.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    wikipediaThe Dred Scott Decision was a ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States that african people who were brought into the U.S. would become slaves. The slaves weren't protected by the Constitution and they could never be legal U.S. citizens.
  • Caning of Charles summer

    Caning of Charles summer
    wikipediacharles summer was a senator and an American politicianfrom Massachusetts. He was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusetts and one of the leaders in the Radical Republicans during the American Civil War in the u.s.
  • John Brown's Raid

    John Brown's Raid
    wikipediaJohn Brown's Raid was started by John Brown who was a white abolitionis. He was trying in Virginia in 1859 to cause the slaves to go on an armed revolt at Harpers Ferry.He did not succeed. Brown's raid was defeated by U.S. Marines .