Uncle Tom's Cabin was a book made by a slave named Harriet Beecher Stowe. The book had sold over 300 copy's. This book showed how bad a slaves life really was. It made many think differently about slavery. But most importantly it turned the north against slavery. But the south thought the book was dumb and not real.This event was one of the major reasons that civil war started.
John brown's raid (1859)
Bleeding Kansas was a event that lasted for 7 years. It started when the north and the south wanted to have a debate on if Kansas was a free state or not so they held an election. But people came form a different state and voted illegal. And that made people in Kansas furious. The north was mad at the south for pulling a dumb stunt like that. The south was happy because of the votes. This event was one of the major reasons that civil war started.
Abraham Lincoln Election (1860)
Abraham Lincoln Has won the election he is now president of United States of America
Dred Scott's owner had died. So he thought he would be free he went to the supreme court and tried to fight for his freedom. But the supreme court declared him as property. The south thought the supreme court did the right thing. On the other hand the north were made that they didn't see him as a person, but property. This event helped tear the north and south apart. This event was one of the major reasons that civil war started.
The Battle of Fort Sumter (1861)
John brown wanted to free slaves. He had a plan but he would need slaves to help him with this plan. He stole the U.S. arsenal . Only his man helped none of the slaves helped him. He was eventually traced down and killed. The north praised john brown. but the south hated john brown. This event was one of the major events to that lead up to the civil war.
Abraham Lincoln had won the election. But the south thought that he would take away slavery so seceded from the united states of america. But the north were really mad that the south just left the country like that so the planed to fight for the land back. This event was one of the major reasons that civil war started.
The north attacked the south because they left. The south were out numbered they had no chance. This event was one of the main events to what lead up to the civil war.