The Compromise of 1850 was where states could come in free or slave, but didn’t have to follow the 36, 30’ latitude line.
Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854 / Bleeding Kansas
The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 was where any slave that has escaped can be caught and taken back to slavery. If a black American got caught they couldn’t ask for a jury trial.
Dred Scott Decision of 1857
Uncle Tom’s Cabin is about how Harriet Beecher Stowe was trying to show that slavery was evil and the Fugitive Slave Law was unjust.
Lincoln - Douglas Debates of 1858
Lincoln - Douglas Debate
The Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854 allowed the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not there was slavery around their borders. The Bleeding Kansas was a time period where the Kansas territory was settling down.
I want slavery around me.
I don't want slavery around me.
The Dred Scott Decision of 1857 was about how slavery became the single most explosive issue in American politics.
The Lincoln - Douglas Debates of 1858 was about slavery and what each guy had to say about it.