Civil War Battles

By: Dominique Joyce

Kansas-Nebraska Act

Stephen Douglas wants the part of Louisiana purchase divided into 2 territories which was Kansas and Nebraska. Believed in popular sovereignty : problem is territories are above 36 30' line. Douglas thinks the move will give him southern support for poissible presidential run.
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Dred Scott Case

Dred Scott was a slave, his owner took him to Illinois and Wisconsin which was free states to live. When his master died Scott sued for his freedom. He argued that he should be free because he became free from entering a free stat. March 6,1857 Chief Justice Roger Taney declined because he said Scott had no right to sue because he was considered property.
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Emancipation Proclamation

Lincoln proposed the Emancipation Proclamation to his cabinet 1862 as a war measure to cripple the Confederacy He assumed that slaves in southern states were free
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Fredericksburg

It was the largest an most deadliest battle in the civil war. during this Ambrose was the one known for the sideburns or in that burnside . he was in doubt at first but he still quickly moved the large force into Virginia.
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