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  • Missouri compromise

    Missouri wanted to become part of the union,which would upset the balance
  • wilmot promise

    stop slavery from new states like california and new mexico
  • compromise of 1850

    was seperated into 5 laws calif is slave and new mexico is free
  • dredd scott decision

    dredd sott fought for fredom and won
  • uncle toms cabin

    harriet beecher stowe wrote a book about slave cruelty
  • kansas nebraska act

    abondon missouri compromise and let the people decide whether to have slavery
  • bleeding kansas

    proslavery and antislavery fought over kansas laws
  • Raid on Harpers Ferry

    John Brown wanted to to help slaves escape and attack the slave owners, his plan failed and he was executed
  • Lincoln-Douglas debates

    They both argued for a seat in the senate, but Douglas won
  • lincolns election

    Lincoln won and became President
  • South Carolina Secedes

    The conferacy begins and Jefferson Davis is in Augurated