Nation Breaking Apart

  • Wilmont Proviso

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    Nation Breaking Apart

  • Comproise of 1850

    A set of laws that intended to settle slave states and free states .
  • Kansas - Nebraska Act

  • Bleeding Kansas

    People were mostly proslaverly settlers than antislavery settlers. Proslavery people didnt want to lose the election so people voted illegally.
  • Caning of Sumner

  • Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Supreme court case in which a slave, Dred Scott, sued for his freedom because he had been taken to live in territories where slavery was illegal; the court ruled against it.
  • Attack on Harpers Ferry

  • Election of 1860

  • Secession