Events Leading to the Civil War
By Logan Abraham
The Missouri Compromise
An effort by congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries. Slavery became excluded from all new states in the Louisiana Purchase.
Happened in 1820.
A law that banned slavery in any territories won from Mexico
Happened in 1848.
Compromise of 1850
A series of resolutions on January 29,1850, in an attempt to seek a compromise and avert a crisis between North and South.
Happened in 1854.