Slavery lasted 250 years. After the American revolution the north began to outlaw slavery. The south increased their use of slavery
slavery in the us
1776 - 1865
slavery in the us lasted for over 200 years the reason why slavery ended in the us because of the union won the civil war.
The Missouri compromise
The Missouri Compromise was a debate on whether the state should be free or slave state. Because it was admitted as a slave state Maine was added as a free state to keep the balance between the north and south.
An imaginary line was created to divide the north and south and which states would be free .
Nat Turner Rebellion
A slave name Nat Turner killed many whites in protest of slavery
Nat and 55 other slaves were tried and executed. 200 others were lynched
Because of the rebellion the government took away even more rights of slaves and free blacks. They were prohbited from getting an education and lost the right to assemble (have meetings)
The Wilmot Proviso
1846 - 1850
Wilmot spent two years fighting for his plan
The Compromise of 1850
The new Fugitive slave act, by forcing non-slaveholders to participate in the institution, also led to increased polarization among centrist citizens.
Uncle Tom's Cabin
1854 - 1859
Dred Scott v. Sanford
He was a Virginia slave who tired to sue his freedom in court
1861 - 1865
the civil war lasted for 4 years. The Union won the war that led to the end of slavery in the us.