Road To The Civil War Story Board

Road To The Civil War Story Board

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  • Compromise of 1850 January of 1850
  • Uncle Tom's CabinJune 1851
  • Kansasa-Nebraska Act in 1854
  • Voting Ticket
  • The Compromise of 1850 hsd one of the most controversail acts, which was the Fugitiv slave act. This act was permitted to help slave owners get their runaway slaves back and if anyone tried to interviene they would be fined exponetially. This act would get mixed emotions from the people who thought slavery was wrong.
  • Dred Scott Decsionin 1857
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin was a book writen from a perspective of a slave. This was to show the injutices that the slaves had to face and tried to promote anit-slavery. Of course the slave owners wouldn't like this because it would promote for anti-slavery.
  • Harper's Ferry October of 1859
  • The Kansas- Nebraska act alowwed for only people to vote in these states who were residents in these states. This became a problem to proslavery and anti-slavery when people started to sneak into the states ilegally to sway the vote.
  • Election of 1860November of 1860
  • The Dred Scott Decsion was the case brought to the supreme court by Dred Scott that belived that free blacks in the north should be able to become a citizen of america. Another act that was included in the decision that made people from the south mad was that he belived tyhat the goverment shouldn't decide if a contry was free or not, that the people who live their should vote if slavery should be ban in the state. Dred Scott got regected by the supreme court because he was black and not an american citizen which would sooner on raise tensions between the north and south.
  • The Harper's Ferry was looked at as one of the precipitants of the civil wars when the abolinist raided an armoury in harper's ferry Virginia to iniciate a slav erevolte in the souther states,
  • The election of 1860 played a big part in the civil war when abraham Lincoln was elected president. This was a problem for the southerers and pro slavery because abraham lincoln was opposed the expansion of slavery which would soon lead to a war becuase the southerners economy would crash if they lost their slaves and slavery itself would be abolished.
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