Slavery and States Rights

  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    This act opened new lands for settlement, and to decide whether to be free or slave-holding states
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    That any Africans, whether they were free or slaves, was not a citizen in the US, and that they could not sue for rights.
  • Texas Secession Convention

    Texas Secession Convention
    Their purpose wasto consider what action Texas should take on the secession issue. They met on January 28, 1861.
  • Texas Secedes

    Texas Secedes
    The day when Texas repudiated the Union.
  • Texas Votes

    Texas Votes
    On this day, citizens of Texas voted not to be part of the US.
  • Texas Secession Movement

    Texas Secession Movement
    Texas became the 7th state to leave the Union and joined the Confederate States of America.