By: Alyssa Aguilar and Alyssa Wilson
In 1820 Henry Clay helped forbid slavery in the north some of the states that were in involved were, Louisiana, Missouri, and Maine. The reason for this was to keep a balance of the power in the senate.
In 1846 Wilmot Proviso had made a bill to put before the U.S house of representatives during the Mexican War. This happened on the border of the U.S and Mexico.
Compromise of 1850
In 1850 Henry Clay admitted California as a free state. In exchange congress passed a higher fugitive slave law.
Fugitive slave act
In 1850 Henry Clay made a pair of federal laws that allowed for the return of run away slaves in the north.
Kansas- Nebraska act
In 1854 Stephen Douglas proposed a bill to get southern support for a railroad in the north. This happened in Kansas Nebraska.
1854-1861 people in Kansas had a war involving slave act in slavery states
Dred Scott V. Sanford
In 1857 in the North and South Dred Scott was sued for his freedom and was not taken back into slavery
Lincoln - Douglas Debates
In 1858 Stephen Douglas had a series of debates to get a Senate, in Illinois