Road to the civil war.

  • First slave arrives in America.

    First slave arrives in America.
  • Missouri applies for statehood.

    Missouri applies for statehood.
  • The Tallmadge amendment.

    The Tallmadge amendment.
    Missouri wanted to be a slave state but it was half in the North and Half in the south so the people finaly came to conclution and desided it was going to be a slave state.
  • Missouri Compromise.

    Missouri Compromise.
    Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30 north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri. appointed.
  • Gag Rule.

    Gag Rule.
    They were trying to get congress to end slavery and the congress didnot want to deal with it so they desided to set it aside and then the abolitionists got mad and they could not do anything about it.
  • Wilmot Proviso.

    Wilmot Proviso.
    A events is the American Civil War it would have banned slavery in any territory to be acquired from Mexico in the Mexican War alsoin the area called the Mexican Cession.
  • California applies for statehood.

    California applies for statehood.
  • Compromise of 1850.

    Compromise of 1850.
    Mexican American War 1846 1848. The compromise, drafted by Henry Clay, Democrat Stephen Douglas, avoided secession or civil war and reduced sectional conflict for four years. The compromise admitted California as a free state and allowed the southern territories to be set up with no restriction on slavery.
  • uncle tom's cabin.

    uncle tom's cabin.
    A wommen sitting in church one day thought to herself about slavery and the thing she thought she wrote into a book and then it was published in 1852 now it is also a book and plays one of the storys is a girl running for freedom with her baby across a frozen lake.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act.

    Kansas Nebraska Act.
    The initial purpose of the Kansas Nebraska Act was to open up many thousands of new farms and make feasible a Railroad It became a problem when popular sovereignt. people in the north who was afraid of slavery was roused to fury by two events in 1854.
  • Brooks Attacks Sumner in congress.

    Brooks Attacks Sumner in congress.
    After the war, he entered the U.S. House of Representatives and achieved national prominence as a States' rights Democrat, serving from March 4, 1853, to January 12, 1861.
  • Dred Scott Decision.

    Dred Scott Decision.
    Dred Scott was a slave so he asked his master to take him to the north to buy his freedom so when they got there Dred said im in the north. Dred Scott struggled for freedom at the begining of the Civil war, and at the end he was lead to freedom.
  • John Brown's Raid.

    John Brown's Raid.
  • Lincoln Elected President.

    Lincoln Elected President.
  • The South Fires On The North.

    The South Fires On The North.