Causes of the Civil War Timeline

By: Sebastion Guzman

Missouri Compromise of 1820

Monday, March 6th 1820 at 12am

Missouri, United States

Missouri became a slave state, while Maine was a free state. The entry of states into the union have to be "balanced"( one free and one slave state)
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Wilmot Proviso

Saturday, March 6th 1830 at 12:15am

Pennsylvania, United States

PA

It was when slavery caused tension with the north and south, and the antislavery movement started during that time.
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Compromise of 1850

Wednesday, March 6th 1850 at 12:30am

Kentucky, United States

KY

California was free state, and slave trade would be abolished in Washington D.C. During the event was the fugitive act.
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Fugitive Slave act

Wednesday, March 6th 1850 at 12:45am

Kentucky, United States

KY

It made it a crime to help runaway slaves and allowed officials to arrest runaway slaves in free areas.
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Kansas-Nebraska act

Monday, March 6th 1854 at 1am

Kansas, United States

KS

They organized the remaining territory acquired in the Louisiana purchase so that such territories could be admitted to the union as states.
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Bleeding Kansas

Monday, March 6th 1854 at 1:15am

Kansas, United States

KS

It was when Slavery and antislavery setters went to Kansas to vote for territorial legislature.
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Dred scott v. Sandford

Friday, March 6th 1857 at 1:30am

Missouri, United States

MO

Supreme court ruled against Scott because he wasn't a "U.S. citizen " and he couldn't sue U.S. courts.
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Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Saturday, March 6th 1858 at 1:45am

lllinois

Lincoln didn't want to abolish slaver, while Douglas believed in using popular sovereignty on slavery in each state or territory and Douglas won the reelections.
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