An agreement passed between pro-slavery supporters and abolitionists.
The Texas Declaration of Independence was the formal declaration of the Republic of Texas announcing its independence from Mexico.
This treaty was a treaty of peace between the US and Mexico
The Mexican-American war was a conflict between the US and Mexico due to the US annexation of Texas.
This compromise diffused the 4-year conflict between the South (slave states) and the North (no slaves)
Uncle Tom's Cabin was an anti-slavery novel published in 1852. It was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, an active abolitionist.
This act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.
A decision by the US supreme court that people of African descent that were brought into the US as slaves, were not US citizens.
A series of 7 debates between the Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln and the incumbent Senator Stephen Douglas.
An attempt by white abolitionist John Brown to start an armed slave revolt by seizing a US Arsenal at Harper's Ferry, VA.
Before Lincoln's inauguration, seven Southern states seceded from the Union.
South Carolina was the first Southern state to secede from the US union after President Lincoln's inauguration.
The attack on Fort Sumter, SC was the first attack of the Civil War.
The Battle of Shiloh was a major battle in the Western theatre in the Civil War. The Union won this battle.
This battle is credited as being the bloodiest battle in US history. There were 23,000 casualties on each side. The battle's victory was inconclusive, but the Union had a strategic victory.
The final military action in the Vicksburg campaign. The Union won this battle.
This battle had the largest number of in the American Civil war. The Union won.
The Union won this battle and the Army of Northern VA surrendered.