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causes of cival war
Updated: 11/14/2018
causes of cival war
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  • Compromise of 1850
  • Fugitive slave law of 1850
  • Uncle toms cabin- 1852
  • One of the bills were passed as a part of the compromise of 185, and was a new version of the fugitive slave act. The south gained by the strengthening of the fugitive slave law , the north gained a new free state, California. Texas lost a territory but was compensated with 10 million dollars to pay for its debt .
  • Kansas Nebraska act 1854/bleeding Kansas
  • The united states congress, and it was a part of the compromise of 1850. The fugitive slave law was southern slave holding interests and northern free-soilers. This was one of the controversial acts of the 1850 compromise and heightened northern fears of a slave power conspiracy. Also it made any federal marshal or other official.
  • Dred Scott decision of 1857
  • Anyone who gave food or shelter to a runaway slave they would serve 6th months in imprisonment and a 1,000 dollar fine. It made people in the north feel like they were gonna get caught. The poster was saying that all black people were at risk and the warning on the poster was for black people not to talk to police officers. This poster was printed in April 24th, 1851.
  • Lincoln -Douglas debates of 1858
  • The Kansas Nebraska act, and the bloody Kansas or border war was series of violent civil confrontationsin in the united states between 1854 and 1861 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery in the proposed state of kansas.
  • On March 6, 1857 , ruled that a slave (dred scott)who had resided in a free state and territory was not entitled to his freedom.That African Americans were not and could never be citizens of the united states .
  • The Lincoln Douglas debates were a series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln , the republican candidate for the united sates senate from Illinois , and incumbent senator Stephen Douglas , the democratic party candidate.
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