The Missouri Compromise was the legislation that provided for the admission for Maine as a free state along with Missouri as a slave state, this created he balance of power between North and South in the United States.
Invention of the cotton gin
The Battle of Fort Sumter was a attack on Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate States Army in April 1861
Nat turner's rebellion
Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852. It had many affects on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S.
The election of Abraham Lincoln
A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton from their seeds, it had much greater productivity than manual cotton separation by slaves. It was created by Eli Whitney in 1793
A slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, during August 1831. It was led by Nat Turner
Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States in 1860 for the Republican Party becoming the first Republican to win the presidency.