Civil war - Beck
Updated: 5/9/2020
Civil war - Beck
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  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Compromise of 1850
  • Slavery is still happening with no end in sight, all states should be free states!
  • On top of that, now that the fugitive slave act is now stricter !
  • New states could decide their slavery acts through popular sovreignty and a stricter version of the fugitive slave act was passed.
  • Which is it America? I thought these were the "free" states!
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford
  • Setback for black people's equality, they were viewed as property even though they were in a free state
  • You cannot argue in court! You are property!
  • get owned
  • Abolitionists fought pro-slavery men to try to gain popular sovereignty of Kansas
  • I hope the abolitionists win! Take that !
  • Bleeding Kansas
  • please spare my life!
  • You deserve to die!
  • Slaves in confederate states were viewed as free and could join the army
  • Lincoln just declared you free! Come with us! Join the Army!
  • 54th Regiment reporting for duty!
  • I'm so excited to fight!
  • 54th Regiment
  • First all African American regiment of the United States
  • I'm tied to the same land, doing the same things but at least I'm doing them myself!
  • Share-cropping is better than slavery for sure! Too bad it could be a lot better if the government cared a little more :(
  • Share-cropping
  • Land owners would get a % of the profit gained by the crops the tenants cultivated leading the tenants to be in continual debt, being tied to the land
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