Confed flag deaths


  • kanas-nebraska act

    kanas-nebraska act
    wikki linkThe Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 (10 Stat. 277) created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820 by allowing settlers in those territories to determine through Popular Sovereignty whether they would allow slavery within each territory.
  • dred scott decision

    dred scott decision
    wikki linlkDred Scott (1795 – September 17, 1858), was an African-American slave in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857, popularly known as "the Dred Scott Decision." His case was based on the fact that although he and his wife Harriet Scott were slaves, he had lived with his master Dr. John Emerson in states and territories where slavery was illegal according to both state laws and the Northwest O

    Sam Houston stood up against secession.
  • texas secession

    texas secession
    vanishing texasOn February 1, 1861, a Secession Convention was under way in Texas for the purpose of determining what Texans should do in light of the ongoing crisis in the South.
  • Abe Lincoln

     Abe Lincoln
    history channelOn this day in 1861, Abraham Lincoln and his entourage show up unexpectedly at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., foiling a Baltimore plot against his life.
  • states leave before lincoln comes to office

    states leave before lincoln comes to office
    on this day Between Lincoln’s election in November 1860, seven Southern slave states seceded from the Union to form the Confederate States of America (and were joined by four more states after the Civil War began in April 1861).