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Slavery conflicts

By hlewis
  • Compromise of 1820

    Compromise of 1820
    On March 3, 1820, Congress passed a bill granting Missouri statehood as a slave state, under the condition that slavery was to be forever prohibited in the rest of the Louisiana Purchase. The southerns did not agree with this beacuse if they moved to the area they wanted to be able to take their slaves with.
  • The Wilmot Proviso

    The Wilmot Proviso
    The wilmot proviso was a plan tobanish slavery. The south was for slavery so they did not agree with this plan. This caused a conlifct.
  • The Free Soil Party

    The Free Soil Party
    The free soil party caused a conlifct between anti-slavery people and the pro-slavery people. The free soil party consisted of anti-slavery people. They wanted to abolish slavery. Obviously, pro-slavery people were against the idea.
  • The compromise of 1850

    The compromise of 1850
    Some people believed the north and south had advantages over eachother. The North got California admitted as a free state, slave trade prohibited in washington D.C, and Texas to loose its boundary dispute betwween new mexico. The south got no slavery restrictions in Utah or New Mexico territories and the fugitive slave law. Because some people beileved the others had advantages this caused a conflict.
  • California becomes a free state

    California becomes a free state
    When califronia became a free state it was a problem between the north and south because the slave owners that wanted to or already lived in california could not.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    The Fugitive Slave Act caused many problems, especially in the North. A slave catcher did not need an arrest warrant, and no jury trial was necessary to determined if the slave catcher had found a runaway slave.
  • The Kansas-Nebraska act

    The  Kansas-Nebraska act
    Pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers rushed to Kansas, each side hoping to determine the results of the first election held after the law went into effect. The conflict turned violent, aggravating the split between North and South until the settle beween the two was impossible.
    Opponents of the Kansas-Nebraska Act helped found the Republican Party, which opposed the spread of slavery into the territories. As a result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the United States moved closer to Civil War.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Bleeding Kansas was like a "mini civil war". Bleeding Kansas, in a way was like a mini-Civil War. It was a preview to the fight that would come upon this great nation in the coming years. The Northerners against the Southerners, divided, making the conflict between the two worse.
  • Dred Scot Case

    Dred Scot Case
    The Dred scot case caused conlifct because the white believed the african american people were not part of the united states. When Dred Scot went to court to try and sue someone he was not aloud because of his color.
  • Lincon Douglas Debates

    Lincon Douglas Debates
    Lincon was against slavery and did not want it to to spread, he did not try to stop it either. Douglas wanted slavery. The two different opinions between the two sparked a controversy.
  • Harpers Ferry

    Harpers Ferry
    John Brown's attack on Harper's Ferry further added to the tension between the North and the South because he was openly opposed to slavery and believed it was his mission in life to ban slavery altogether.
  • The election of 1860

    The election of 1860