Social Studies timeline- Delaney

  • Missouri compromise

    Missouri compromise
    The Missouri compromise was when they made Missouri was a slave state but Maine a free state keeping the balence between the North and South.
  • Nat Turner’s Rebellion

    Nat Turner’s Rebellion
    A rebellion led my Nat Turner where African Americans grabbed guns and killed every white person they saw.
  • Gag Rule

    1836 the House passed a resolution that automatically postponed action on all petitions relating to slavery without hearing them.
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    The Wilmott Proviso was an important congressional proposal in the 1840s to prohibit the extension of slavery into the territories
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    Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott tried to sue for his freedom but then was rejected and the court said that he was not able to because he was not a citizen and never would be
  • Harriet Tubman escapes slavery

    Harriet Tubman escapes slavery
    Harriet Tubman was a black woman who escaped slavery and also saved 300 other slaves. She also helped ensure the final defeat of slavery in the United States by aiding the Union during the American Civil War.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    it included the fugitive slave act which was amended and the slave trade in Washington D.C. was abolished, which then made the south mad because it was making it so they could not trade slaves in Washington. Some people might have even lost money because they did not have enough slaves because they got all their slaves from Washington. The North was happy about this because it meant that no more slaves would be traded in Washington.
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin published

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin published
    Uncle Tom's Cabin was a series of books that showed what slavery was really like. Many people saw it and it made the North really mad and it made the south a bit embarrassed.
  • Kansas-Nebraska act

    It was a law. The Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise, created two new territories, and allowed for popular sovereignty.
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    Bleeding Kansas

    This period of warfare is referred to as Bleeding Kansas because of the blood shed by pro-slavery and anti-slavery groups.
  • Lincoln Douglas Debate

    The Lincoln-Douglas debates were a series of formal political debates between the challenger, Abraham Lincoln, and the incumbent, Stephen A. Douglas, in a campaign for one of Illinois' two United States Senate seats.
  • John Brown raids Harpers Ferry

    Abolitionist John Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia), in an attempt to start an armed revolt of enslaved people and destroy the institution of slavery. He ended up getting caught and executed.
  • Abraham Lincoln elected

    Abraham Lincoln elected
    This was the time when Abraham Lincoln was elected president!!