maisha illustrated timeline

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  • cotton gin.

    , Eli Whitney
    created the cotton machain to reduce slave cotton picking.
    it took place in The South .
    it happenede on march 14 1860.
    its important because it reduced slavery.
    it compromised in a good way too help slaves.
  • the embargo act of 1807

    imposed a general embargo that made any and all exports from the United States illegal. It was sponsored by President Thomas Jefferson and enacted by Congress. The goal was to force Britain and France to respect American rights during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • the missuri compromise

    involved the federal states.
    what gappened was Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted.
    it took poace in
  • the tariff of abominations

    involved;President John C. Calhoun
    what happen was;The Ordinance of Nullification issued by South Carolina in 1832
    it took place in 1828.
    it happened in South Carolina.
    it was important because Congress passed a high protective tariff that infuriated the southern states because they felt it only benefited the industrialized north.
  • the compromise of 1850

    Senator Henry Clay introduced a series of resolutions on January 29, 1850, in an attempt to seek a compromise and avert a crisis between North and South. As part of the Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive Slave Act was amended and the slave trade in Washington, D.C., was abolished.
  • uncles toms cabin

    uncles toms cabin is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
  • the new kansas-newbraska act

    The Kansas-Nebrask Act was an 1854 bill that mandated “popular sovereignty allowing settlers of a territory to decide whether slavery would be allowed within a new state’s borders. Proposed by Stephen A. Douglas Abraham Lincoln’s opponent in the influential Lincoln-Douglas debates the bill overturned the Missouri Compromise’s use of latitude as the boundary between slave and free territory. The conflicts that arose between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers in the aftermath of the act’s pass
  • the dred scott case.

    was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens and therefore had no standing to sue in federal court. the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the federal territories acquired after the creation of the United States. Dred Scott, an enslaved African American man who had been taken by his owners to free states and territories, attempted to sue for his freedom.
  • jhon browns raid

    John Brown led a small army of 18 men into the small town of Harper's Ferry,
    Virginia. His plan was to instigate a major slave rebellion in the South. He would seize the arms and ammunition in the federal arsenal, arm slaves in the area and move south along the Appalachian Mountains, attracting slaves to his cause. He had no rations. He had no escape route. His plan was doomed from the very beginning.
  • the election of 1860

    abraham lincon.
    .what happen?
    19th quadrennial presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.
    .where at?
    .when didmit happen?
    november 6th
    .why was it important ?
    it started the american civial war.
  • the southcarolina secedes fromj union

    The Civil War began in South Carolina. On December 20, 1860, South Carolina, having the highest percentage of slaves of any U.S. state at 57% of its population enslaved and 46% of its families owning at least one slave, became the first state to declare that it had secessed from the Union.The white population of the state strongly supported the institution of slavery long before the war, since the 18th century. Political leaders such as Democrats John Calhoun and Preston Brooks had inflamed regi
  • bleeding kansas

    "Border Ruffian"
    what happen:Bloody Kansas or the Border War was a series of violent political confrontations in the United States involving anti-slavery.
    it took place Kansas .
    it happened in 1854 and 1861.
    it was important because the period of violence during the settling of the Kansas territory.
    it had became a conflict.