Pre Civil War

  • American Colonation Society

    Robert Finley was the founder, he was trying to satisfy the two groups in america. They tried to push the President and congress to supporurt them. In the end they got $10,000 from them.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    It delt with slavery. This law prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude line.
  • American Anti-slavery Society

    American Anti-slavery Society
    Founded by William Lloyd Garrison in 1833. It grew in 1840 there was a lot of menembers from 150,000 to 200,000. They did many things to advertise there cause.
  • Liberty Party

    Was the first anti-slavery party. They tried to influnce members from other parties to join theres. The lost every time they tried to run for president or vice president.
  • Mexican-American War Starts

    It started with the fight over Taxes. after america won Mexico had enough.
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    It was attached to a bill that bought territory from Mexico. It made slavery elegale in those states.
  • California Gold Rush

    The rush started when Sam Brannan of San Fransisco found gold in the river anbd shouted it out to everyone. Tons of people swarmed the river afterwards desprite to get there hands on some gold.
  • Free Soil Party

    Free Soil Party
    They opposed slavery in the western U.S. There main slogan was "free soil, free speech, free labour, and free men".
  • Comprimise of 1850

    It was a series of bills dealing with slavery. Its stop slave trade wih thw Distric of Columia.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    The book was about anti-slavery. Some say"helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War".
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    It openned the land of Nebraska and Kansas. The oppentes of it didn't like it because to much slaves.
  • Summer-Brooks Affair

    It was when Congressman Preston Brooks beat Senator Charles Sumner severely in with a cane until it broke. Brooks attacked him because Summers was talking bad to his uncle.
  • Dred Scott Descion

    Dred Scott Descion
    Scott help anti-slavery lawrarys to help him become free. He lost in the end.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Dabates

    Lincoln-Douglas Dabates
    The mainly dabated over slavery. They were seven dabates in Illinois.
  • Election of 1860

    Election  of 1860
    One of the isuses for the election was that america was probably going to war with its self. Another topic on voters mind was slavery. Abraham Lincoln won the election becoming the 16th president.