Road to the Civil War

Road to the Civil War

Northwest Ordinance

1787

Kentucky and Virginia Resolution

1798

The Embargo Act

December 1807

Hartford Convention

December 15, 1814

Missouri Compromise

March 1,1820

Tariff of 1828

May 19, 1828

Indian Removal Act

1830

Nat Turner's Rebellion

August 1831

Nullification Crisis

February 4, 1833

Texas Annexation Debate

December 29, 1845

Wilmot Proviso

December 19, 1846

Compromise of 1850

January 29, 1850

Fugitive Slave Act

September 18, 1850

Bleeding Kansas

May 30, 1854

Kansas-Nebraska Act

May 30, 1854

Ostend Manifesto

October 18, 1854

Sumner-Brooks Affair

May 22, 1856

Dred Scott vs. Sandford

March 6, 1857

John Brown's Raid

October 16, 1859

1860 Presidential Debate

November 6, 1860

Battle of Fort Sumter

April 12, 1861