The Road to the Civil War

  • John Locke

    John Locke
    Made the Natural Rights Law. It Helped saves rebel against there masters.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion
    Nathaniel Bacon gathered farmers and indentured servants – black and white joined together, Captured and executed with others, Caused change in Africa Status to slaves didn’t want them working together with poor whites.
  • New York Slave Revolt

    New York Slave Revolt
    23 African New York City killed nine whites injured 6 more. 70 arrested, 27 put on trial, 21 convicted, executed, burned alive.
  • George Washington Lifts Ban

    George Washington Lifts Ban
    George Washington lifts ban on African American in the Contentiental army.
  • Delaration of Independence

    Delaration of Independence
    It was a contract or a declaration saying the USA wanted to be independent.
  • American Revolution

  • Three Fifths Compromise

    Three Fifths Compromise
    - Back and fourth should slaves count as one full person? - Benjamin Harris suggested NCPE - New England representative's suggested - James Madison proposed 3/5 - People agreed to that
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    During revolution a lot of people moved over Appalachians, west.
    Banned slavery in territory immediately.
  • Constitution Passed

    Constitution Passed
    Articles: how our government work
    Example: Article One the roe of the Congress
    Amendments: Right given to citizens
  • Haitian Slave Rev. Starts

    Haitian Slave Rev. Starts
    Originally ruled by French, Three classes: whites free blacks, slaves High death rate; more New Africans Punishment, Power: Castration or burning.10 days: slaves captured the north Pillaged, raped, tortured, and mutilated white owners Killed 4,000 whites 180 sugar fields burned down Gained freedom by 1804 Ethnic cleansing: killing of all the whites Took place throughout the country
  • Eli Whitney Invents the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney Invents the Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney invented it in 1793 helped increase cotton production took the seed out of the cotton at a much quicker rate.
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    mandated that states to which escaped slaves fled were obligated to return them to their masters
  • Slave Trade Act

    Slave Trade Act
    - Same as America - Royal British navy Blockades Africa - Searches British ships in Americans
  • Gabriel's Conspiracy

    Gabriel's Conspiracy
    Planned revolt in summer Richmond :postponed , rain Two slaves told their owner: No reward, Gabriel escaped to Norfolk; captured.
    Hanged, two brothers and 23 other slaves involved.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Land bought from France
    Bought in 1803: 828,000 square miles
  • Haitian Slave Ends

    Haitian Slave Ends
    3,000-5,000 whites were killed
  • Slavery Offically Outlawed

    Slavery Offically Outlawed
    2000 dollar fine
    Owning slaves was legal
  • Louisiana Slave Rebellion

    Louisiana Slave Rebellion
    New Orleans: Haitian refugees
    Deslondes :
    - Leads 130 men and women
    - Burned plantations killed two whites700 white troops (slave owners, army, etc.)
    Kill 66: take 22 prisoners.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Slave states or Not slave states, Arguments Congress shouldn't agree Southern states arguing with Northern states, Established slavery in some new territories made some territories non-slave territories
  • Nat Turner Slave Rebellion

    Nat Turner Slave Rebellion
    a slave named Nat Turner led a rebellion in Southhampton County, Virginia
  • La Amistad

    La Amistad
    One slave freed himself of shackles, freed 53 Africans and took over the ship. A ship called by the Washington captured them; Spain demanded that they go back to Cuba supreme court ruled them free.