Cause of the Civil War

By Kaiden Newman

Missouri compromise

the Missouri compromise was a compromise between the free and the slave states giving both sides same amount of free and slave states so they created the 36 30 line witch aloud anything below that line to be a slave state and anything above the line a free state.

compromise of 1850

The compromise of !850 was Senator Henry Clay resolution to the problems with the south and the north it allowed introduced series of resolutions on January 29, 1850, in an attempt to seek a compromise and avert a crisis between North and South. As part of compromise of 1850 , the Fugitive Slave Act was amended and the slave trade in Washington, D.C., was abolished.

Dred Scott Decision

Was when dread Scott went to court to sue his owner because she kept him after they went to the north and he was a free man but the court did not agree because when he as in the north was there with the owners on military businesses

Fugitive Slave Act

aloud slave catchers the right to go into the north and get run away slaves and free blacks with out anybody stopping them. this act also said that people could not help fun away salves.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin is published

was published by Herrit Beecher stow and she wrote it to inform the north that slavery was evil and needed to be stopped.

John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry

John brow raided Harper's ferry armory with his son i hope that the slaves would rebel agents there owners and help but they didint and john brown's son's were killed and he was hung.

Election of 1860

was when Lincoln became president and he won with out a single vote from the south and that showed them that the south was losing power.

South Secedes (December 1860-June 1861)

the south got sick of the north and hated the new president Lincoln so they left the US and became the Confederates and started the civil war.

Lincoln-Douglas Debates (1858)

The Lincoln-Douglas debates were a series of debates between the presidential candidates Lincoln and Douglas.
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