The Missouri compromise divided the country in two: pro-slavery and anti-slavery.
This was a war over land. During this war, Texas land was gained.
This was a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, who was an abolitionist. She wrote it during the time of slavery.
This is when Dred Scott tried to sue his master(after his death). He had lived in Illinois, a free state, so he should have been free. He didn't win though
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln won the presidential election with an electoral vote of 180.
This is the war!