th nation breaking apart

By Lao S
  • Wilmot proviso

    This bill aimed to outlaw slavery in territories taken from Mexico. The bill passed in the House of Repersentatives but was defeated in the senate thus causing a division in Congress. Although not a success it led to the formation of the free soil party.
  • compromise

    California could not gain state hood, however without the aproval of congress. some people thought it had saved the union, but the compromise would not bring peace.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    It was a bill that angered opponents of slavery. kansas soon turned into a battle ground over slavery.
  • Bleedng Kansas

    Proslavery won the vote by cheating so anti-slavery formed there own office.but a proslavery mob attacked the town if lawrence,kansas.
  • Caning of sumner

    To dend Butler and the south, he attacked sumner, who was sitting at his desk . Brooks hit him in the head more than 30 times.
  • Dredscot V. sandfore

    Dred scott was a slave in missouri. He had a case that he should be free because he had lived in territories where slavery was illegal. The court ruled aganst it and slavery got much worse.
  • Election

    slave owners did not want abraham linclon to be president, becouse they thought that he would end slavery. But at first he did not want to he just did not want to expand.