Causes of Slavery

Causes of Slavery

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  • Underground Railroad
  • Abraham Lincoln's Election
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • This image depicts a slave who tried to runaway using the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad was a passage that the abolitionists created in order to help slaves escape to freedom, which increased tension between the two sides.
  • The Missouri Compromise
  • The Missouri Compromise
  • The election of Abraham Lincoln created tension between the two sides because the South began to feel that they lose voice in the government and they feared that he will abolish slavery. They decided to form succession and have their own government.
  • Harriet Tubman
  • The publishing of Uncle Tom's Cabin surprised both the North and the South because the book described details of the conditions of the slaves. This caused the North to even want to end slavery while the South fear that slavery will be abolish and they will face problems.
  • The Dred Scott Decision
  • The Missouri Compromise was developed to satisfied both the North and the South over the issue of slavery. The compromise include many terms that both give benefits to the North and the South but later on was repeal.
  • Harriet Tubman was a significance hero who risked her life to help about 300 slaves escaped to freedom using the Underground Railroad. She is a well known abolitionist, a brave women to help other slaves gained the freedom they want.
  • The Dred Scott Decision was the court case where the court overruled the slaves who tried to claim their freedom. After his master died, Scott claimed his citizenship for he used to live in the free state for four years but the court overruled him.
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