Road to Civil War By marie54321 Mar 3, 1820 Missouri Compromise Missouri joining the Union caused angry debate; which brought the Missouri Compromise in 1820 Dec 29, 1845 Texas becoming a state Texas becoming a state caused a debate. Slave state of Free state? Aug 31, 1850 Comprimise of 1850 The Comprimise of 1850 is a series of five seperate bills. May 30, 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed, debating on if Kansas and Nebraska would be a free state of a slave state. Mar 6, 1857 Dred Scott Case Dred Scott's desion handed down to the Supreme court, they denied the request and said he was no longer free. Aug 12, 1858 Lincoln-Douglass Debate The Lincoln-Douglass debate their main topic was Slavery and each person got their opinion out. This was the first to 7 debates. Apr 8, 1859 John Brown attacks Harpers Ferry John Brown led men to an arsenal , a storage plave for weapons and ammunition, in Harpers Ferry VA. Nov 6, 1860 President of 1860 Lincoln became President which made South mad. THey thought Lincols would abolish slavery alltogether. Dec 20, 1860 South Carolina South Carolina became the first state to secede. Feb 4, 1861 Confederate States Confederate States of America formed and they choose Jefferson Davis as their President, it brought conflict between some South. Apr 12, 1861 Fort Sumter Jefferson Davis ordered his men to attach Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, Confederats hosted flad over the fort.