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    Antebellum Civil War

  • James Tallmadge Jr.

    James Tallmadge Jr.
    James Tallmadge Jr. proposed the Tallmadge Amendment requesting Missouri to be admitted as a Union state.
  • Tallmadge Amendment

    Proposed by James Tallmadge Jr., the Tallmadge Amendment proposed to admit Missouri to the Union. It also prohibited further transporting of slaves into the Missouri territory. Furthermore, the offspring of existing slaves would also be free. In a way, Missouri was to be a temporary slave state.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Missuri would be admitted as a slave state, were as Maine would be admitted as a free state. This kept the blance in US governments. This also lead to the 36⁰30 parallel line dividing the US into north and south.
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    A slave uprising, one of the most bloodest. Killed around 60 whites. 55 slaves were tired fro treason and hung. After rebellion Virgina took away what little rights blacks had.
  • Various Abolitionist Movements

    William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the complete abolition of slavery. They were a minority of the Northern population.
  • Maria Stewart's Speech - Why Sit Ye Here and Die?

    She demanded equal rights for African American women. She was the first to speak to a mixed audience.
  • Oberlin College

    Oberlin College
    First American institution to admit female and African American students
  • The Boston Riot of 1835

    Garrions, who is an abolitionist (a minority group of extremists towards slavery at the time) was dragged through the streets of Boston by an angry mob.
  • Amistad Slave Revolt

    Amistad Slave Revolt
    Slave revolt, killed the crew, but managed to get captured by US Ship. John Quincy Adams argues in the supreme court to free the slaves. They get sent back to Africa.
  • Irish Immigrants

    Irish Immigrants
    Around 2 million Irish immigrants escaped to the US because of a potato famine. They were catholics and were were willing to work for the cheapest unskilled occupations
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    Wilmot Proviso

    Proposed by David Wilmot. Called for outlawing of slavery. At the close of the Mexican American war. Ultimately a failure
  • Married Womans Property Act

    This law gave married women the right to own property which they had inherited or acquired.
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    The convention was organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. They met at the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention in London, but they were seated away from the men. "A convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman." They drafted the “Declaration of Sentiments and Grievances," it was really similar to the Declaration of Independence.
  • Women's Suffrage

    First wave of the Women's Suffrage movement. This reform was prompted by/as a result of the Second Great Awakening. The right of women to vote and to stand for electoral college.
  • Compromise of 1850

    5 seperate bills to ease sectional tension. Emphasis on the Fugitive Slave Act, Northerners wanted the north to be untainted.
  • Fugutive Slave Act

    Fugutive Slave Act
    Required escaped slaves to be returned to rightful owner. The northern states were forced to participate as well.
  • "Factory Girls"

    They worked in a textile mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, the workers were New England farm girls. 10% of white women worked outside of thier own homes and about 20% of all women had been employed some time prior to marriage.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin Published

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Published
    Harriet Beecher Stowe explored life as a slave, which opened up the Northerners eyes. The south said the book was slaughterous and did not agree with the book.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe was an author and an abolitionist. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was a highly influential piece of anti-slavery literature. Abraham Lincoln credits her as "the little woman that started [the] great war".
  • Lemmon v. New York

    Court case which were freed eight slaves that were brought into New York, by Virginan.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Creation of Kansas and Nebraska. Popular soveirgntey, letting residents to decide whether to allow slavery or not. Creation of two territories in order to maintain balance.
  • Radical Republicans

    Radical Republicans in the North branched off of the Republican Party. They advocated for the abolition of slavery and the protection of the civil right's of former slaves and even promoted racial equality.
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    Bleeding Kansas

  • John Brown

    John Brown
    John Brown was a radical abolitionist who believed that only forceful confrontation of the slavery institution would get rid of it for good. He lead a violent attack in the Kansas territory to start a slave insurrection, an incident known as Bleeding Kansas.
  • James Buchanan

    James Buchanan served as president right before the Civil War. His attempts to restore unity between the North and the South failed and both sides were further alienated.
  • Dred Scott V. Sanford

    Dred Scott V. Sanford
    Dred Scott was a slave who sued for his freedom. It reached the Supreme Court where it was ruled that Dred Scott was just a piece of property and that he had no rights of a citizen.
  • Abraham Lincoln Elected President

    Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    As a Republican, his party’s anti-slavery outlook struck fear into many Southerners. He thought that the government could not last if the Union was split verses slavery and non slavery.
  • Morrill Tarrif

    Morrill Tarrif
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    Civil War

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    Significant Battles The confederate rebels attack a union fort that marks the first battle of the Civil War. This took place in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Construction Started

    Noy yoyally sure when the specific date was.