Compromise of 1850 fugitive slave trade and the slave trade was abolished in Washington D.C.
Kansas Nebraska ActClick to Edit Title
Compelled people to help capture fugitive slaves.
Dred Scott Decision Click to Edit Title
Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe to stir public opionion against slavery.
The Lincoln Douglas Debates.Click to Edit Title
It let people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska decide for themselves if they wanted slavery.Click to Edit Description
The United States Supreme Court ruled Dred Scott a slave who resided in a free state where slavery was illegal was not entitled to his freedom and that African Americans were not citizens and could never be.Click to Edit Description
Were debates between Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. about slavery.Click to Edit Description