The Civil War was delayed about a decade because of Henry Clay devising The Compromise of 1850
This act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opened new lands, and repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820
The beating of Charles sumner with a cane by Senator Preston Brooks, because of Sumner s abolitionist speech.
The purpose for debates was to guarantee win for the control of the Illinois legislature
11 southern confederate states seceded from the Union because they believed that their way of life was being threatened
For 240 years, this collage of trails helped slaves escape from many destinations to freedom in Canada / later in its history, its conductor was Harriet Tubman
This rebellion, which was supposed to take place in South Carolina, was ended before the uprising even took place/ Denmark, with many others, were executed
This was an abolitionist newspaper which help contribute to the thought of eliminating slavery/ "immediate and complete emancipation of all slaves''
Over 70 enslaved and free blacks murdered 55-60 slave owners and their families in Southampton, Virginia
Held to be the most famous of the number of narratives written by former slaves during that time period
Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, This novel was to support anti-slavery. This basically gave the readers an understanding of the horrific side of slavery.
This raid was led by abolitionist John Brown. [Attempted to seize a U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry]