What Cuased the Civil War?

By Houdehj
  • Missouri Compromise

    Made missouri a slave state and manie a free state. also created the 36º30N line.
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Proposed that new mexico should be a free state. This made southerners mad because they wanted power.
  • the compromise of 1850

    Was five different laws including: that californa would be free; New Mexico could be a free or slave state; and no more slave trade though Washington D.C.
  • The Dred Scott Decision

    Dred scott, slave, sued his owner for his freedom.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    A book about slavery that stunned people with a discription of slavery.
  • Kansas/ Nabraska Act

    Allowed the people in the Kansas/ Nebraska territory to vote on wether or not they were free states.
  • Bleeding Kansas

    A big war on wether or not Kansas was a free state
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Debates on how to adress slavery.
  • John Brown's raid

    John Brown raided Harpers Ferry (arsonal)
  • Lincoln's Election

    Lincoln was elected.
  • South Caroina Secedes

    South Carolina secedes in distrust of the union.