Events leading up to the Civil War
By: Derek Green
Compromise of 1850
This made the North angry because they wanted slavery to be abolished, not allowed.
Fugitive slave act
This made the North angry because they didn't want to give the slaves back to the south.
The Dred Scott Decision of 1857
This made the North angry because it said that blacks basically didn't have rights.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854
This put the two sides together and they fought over the states.
John Brown's Raid of 1859
This made southerners worry that the North would free their slaves.