Slavery and States Rights

  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    This act allowed these two territories, Kansas and Nebraska to choose wether they wanted to hold slaves or be a free state.
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    Slavery and States Rights

  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    This is the decision that was ruled by The Supreme Court that slaves were not citizens and could not opinionate on rights.
  • The Session Convention

    The Session Convention
    It is where citizens voted on wether they wanted to stay apart of the U.S or leave and give up their slaves.
  • Session Vote

    Session Vote
    Texans have a vote on wether they should secede or not. They decided to secede.
  • Texas Session approved

    Texas Session approved
    The Union decided to approve Texas' amendment to join the confederacy
  • Texas secedes

    Texas secedes
    Texas was the seventh state to join the confederacy.