LET'S GIVE UTAH AND NEW MEXICO A CHOICE IF THEIR STATES HAVE SLAVERY!
Sure what can go WRONG??
I wonder if this plan will backfire?
Uncle's Tom Cabin
I'll never tell you
Where're the girls?
Sectionalism in the 1800s was the division of the Northern and Southern United States into opposing “sections”. One reason that sectionalism grew was that the North and the South had very different economic interests.
Dred Scott Case
Dred Scott is... Not Free
America gained more territory, population increases in the west, Utah & New Mexico territories would be allowed to vote on the issue of slavery. David Wilmot and Senator John Calhoun make proposals. Neither proposals pass.
John Brown & Raid At Harpers Ferry
He was a Hero!
He was a Madman!
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote it in response to the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 Northern states to return escaped slaves to the south. Her arguments centered on religion and the importance of motherhood and family.
Election Of 1860
Lincoln Is President
Dred was a slave taken into a state that doesn’t allow slavery. The North wanted Dred to be free but The South wanted Dred to still be a slave and he stayed a slave.
John Brown was a radical abolitionist who believed in the violent overthrow of the slavery system. Brown soon became a hero in the eyes of Northern people and the south viewed him as the opposite, a lunatic/madman.
Lincoln had become the symbol of the frontier, hard work, the self-made man. His debates had made him a national figure in early 1860 made him even better known. After the election he was the new president.