The 1800's!

By eniJai
  • Wilmot Proviso

    A proposal to prohibit slavery in the new land obtained from the Mexican American War.
  • The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    This treaty ended the Mexican American War, and forced Mexico to surrender 525,000 square feet of land.
  • Compromise of 1850

    This compromise ended the slave trade in Washington D.C, entered California into the Union, and passed the Fugitive Slave Act.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    This introduced popular sovereignty in new territories. This meant that the territories were able to vote for themselves for if they were to be a free or slave state.
  • Pottawatomie Massacre

    The brutal murder of five people by abolitionist John Brown.
  • Lincoln-Douglas Election

    The series of heated debates between Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln in the election to Senate.
  • Lincoln is Elected President

    Abraham Lincoln was somewhat accidentally elected president. However, he lead to be the greatest president in United States history.
  • South Carolina Seceds From The Union

    South Carolina seceded from the union because of the election of President Lincoln. They believed that Lincoln would abolish slavery.
  • Harpers Ferry

    The capture of John Brown in his raid of government artillery.