The 13 events that led the Civil War

  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress,Henry Clay proposed slavery in the remainder of the Loisiana Purchase north of 36°30 latitude.
    Henry Clay suggested add Missouri as a slave state and add Maine as a free state his menas there are 12 free states and 12 slave states.
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    The 13 events that led the Civil War

  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    California added as a Free State
    Stronger fugitive slave law
    This was called the final settlement between the north and south
    New mexico would have no restictions on slavery
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    Everyone had to Catch Runaways
    Anyone that aided a fugitive could be fined or imprioned.
    Southerns believed this would forve northerners to recognize rights.
    The underground railroad helped rescue slaves.
    People gave money to buy freedoms for slaves
    Law helped the Northeners to see the Devil of slavery
  • Uncle Toms Cabin

    Uncle Toms Cabin
    written by Harriet BeecherStowe
    300,000 Copies Sold
    Had a tremendous impact
    the chararcter uncle tom is an african american who retains his integrity ad refuses to betray his fellow slaves at the cot of his life.
  • Kansas Nebraska Act

    Kansas Nebraska Act
    Stephen A. Douglas Wanted West Open for Settlement Propsed organizing Territories into Kansas and Nebraska Conflict Erupted Over Slavery AgainRepeal Missouri Compromise.Let People Decide About SlaveryConflict Over Slavery againPopular Soverignty.
  • Conflict in Kansas

    Conflict in Kansas
    1,000's of Border Ruffians Crossed from Missouri and other Surrounding States.
    Abolitonist John Brown retaliates and Attacks Proslavery men at Pottawatomie Creek, Killing Five Men.
    Bleedin Kansas
    800 Proslavery Forces attack the City of Lawrence, antislavery Capital.
    Senate backs Proslavery ForcesHouse backs Antislavery Forces.
  • violence in congress

    violence in congress
    Andrew Butler, in a Speech called "Crimes Against Kansas"
    He critized proslavery senators.
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    he was an enslaved african american bopught by a doctor in Missouri.
    his Owner Died
    Claimed he Was Free since he was Temporarily in a Free StateSued For Freedom
    Sumpreme Court Ruled Against Him
  • Lincoln/douglas debates

    Lincoln/douglas debates
    The main topic was the senate to a series of debates
    lincoln and douglas were lawyers
    Douglas won by a narrow victory in the election
    lincoln lost but gained a national reputation
  • jhon Brown

    jhon Brown
    John Brown, 16 Men, 2 of Brown's sons, and 5 African
    They were quicly defeated by local citizend and federal troops.
    Hung to Death
  • presidential election

    presidential election
    Repuclicans nomitaed Lincoln
    Democratic party nominated Douglas
    southern party nominated Brechinridge
    Abraham Lincoln barely wins
  • The south Secedes from the Union

    The south Secedes from the Union
    South did not trust Lincoln
    Formed Own Government
    The confederate states of america
    chose Davis as their president
  • Firing on Fort Sumter April

    Firing on Fort Sumter April
    Lincoln received a message that fort sunters supplies were low and confederates were demanding its surrender.
    Jefferson Attacked Fortas Supplies Moved in
    The civil war had begun