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  • the Compromise of 1850 was a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850, which defused a four-year political confrontation between slave and free states on the status of territories acquired during the Mexican–American War. 
  • Compromise of 1850
  • This  led to the civil war because it caused tension to grow from both sides because the southerners would move and vote to make sure the state will accept slavery while the north did the same which caused violence between the both.
  • Is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S
  • Stowe publishes  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  •  This led to the civil war because Uncle Tom's Cabin outraged people in the American South. The novel was also roundly criticized by slavery supporters.
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.
  • Kansas/Nebraska Act
  • This led to the civil war because violence broke out within common people because some wanted slavery others didn't.
  • The first statewide convention that formed a platform and nominated candidates under the name Republicanwas held near Jackson, Michigan on July 6, 1854. It declared their new party opposed to the expansion of slavery into new territories and selected a statewide slate of candidates.
  • Republican Party organized
  • This led to the civil war because it meant that the parties are officially splitting up with each other and now people might try to assassinate the other teams party leader so they can win.
  • Sumner/Brooks Incident is a fight int the senate, Brooks beats Sumner with a cane for his attacks on slavery in the south.
  • Brooks/Sumner incident
  • I will beat you with a cane.
  • This led to the civil war because it basically foreshadowed the civil war and shows how different perspective even cause violence in the senate.
  • Bleeding Kansas, Bloody Kansas or the Border War was a series of violent civil confrontations in the United States between 1854 and 1861 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery in the proposed state of Kansas.
  • “Bleeding Kansas”
  • This led to the civil war because this is one of the major fights between commoners for and against slavery.
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