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Spencer Herman - Antebellum

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    Events that caused the Civil War

  • Californa

    California becomes the thirty first state and enters the Union as a free state in 1850. And was just apart of the Compromise of 1850
  • Fugitive slave

    Fugitive slave
    As a portion of the Compromise of 1850, a new—and much harsher—Fugitive Slave Act is passed. It strengthens the enforcement of the fugitive slave clause in the Constitution makes the federal government responsible for the apprehension and return of all escaped slaves, and facilitates the job for slave catchers. The fugitives in question are denied a jury trial.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The compromise of 1850 said that California which was half on the Slave and half on the non-Slave line. The Califonia territory was split in half top half non-slave, bottom was slave. This was a compromise for the north and south as neither got exactly what they wanted.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin as a response to the pro-slavery movement. This book caused a lot of problems becaus it was a white woman who wrote this book.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    The kansas-nebraska act created the territores of Kansas and Nebraska and opened new lands and repealed the missouri compromise of 1820. It let settlers choose slave or non-slave which is aka Pop Sov
  • Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas
    Bleeding Kansas had taken place to vote for slavery in the Kanas terriorty. This is the first time blood has spilled over popular soverigenty
  • Canning Of Charles Sumners

    Canning Of Charles Sumners
    Charles Sumner was a senator for Massachusetts and he spoke against proslavery forces in Kansas. In the speaches he made, he insulted A.P Butler, a senator from South Carolina. A reletive of Butler attacked Sumner and beat him unconscious. The north was shocked that this could happen while the south cheered Brooks on.he was attacked.
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Dred Scott v. Sandford
    Dred Scott was a slave in Virginia who had been taken to one of the free territorys and toke his owner to court and tried to become free but the court ruled that Scott was property to Sandford and stayed a slave
  • John Brown Raid ( Harpers island)

    John Brown Raid ( Harpers island)
    John Brown cut his teeth as a killer as an anti-slavery “Jayhawker” during Bleeding Kansas. In mid-October of 1859, the crusading abolitionist organized a small band of white allies and free blacks and raided a government arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia. He hoped to seize weapons and distribute them to Southern slaves in order to spark a wracking series of slave uprisings.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln is elected sixteenth president of the United States, the first Republican president in the nation who represents a party that opposes the spread of slavery in the territories of the United States.