The Missouri Compromise was legislation provided admission to main as a free state along with Missouri as a slave state with this will maintain the power of the South and North of the United States
Annexation of Texas
1845 - 1848
The Texas of Annexation of texas was the republic of texas into the united states and was admitted to the 28th state in the united states on December 29, 1845. The republic of texas declared independence on March 2, 1836.
Dred scott court case
1847 - 1857
The Dred Scott was a slave that was fighting for freedom for slaves. The Dred Scott case was persisted through many courts then eventually reached to the supreme case which the abolitionists gave momentum to anti-slavery
compromise of 1850
1850 - January 29 1850
The Compromise of 1850 was 5 sperate bills passed by the united states congress in September in 1850, which defused the political confrontation between the free states and the slaves in territories in the Mexican American war.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
June 5 1851 - 1852
Uncle Tom's Cabin was an anti-slavery novel by an American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. This novel was published in 1852 and had effects on the attitudes of African Americans and Slavery on the U.S. This help groundwork for the Civil War
Kansas - Nebraska Act
1854 May 30
The Kansas Nebraska act of 1854 was an act that created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and was drafted by Senator Stephen Douglas a Democratic Senator and was passed by the 33rd United States Congress, this was signed by President Franklin Pierce
Johns Brown's Raid
october 16 1859 - october 18 1859
John Brown led a small group into a town called Happer's Berry in Virginia. He wanted to instigate the slave rebellion in the south. John Brown had ammunition to the federal arsenal, arms slaves and to begin moving to the south of the Appalachian mountains and attracted some slaves. Johns Brown plan divided the north and south
Abraham Lincoln elected
1860 - 11/6/1860
Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the united states. He was the first Republican to win the presidency and won 40 percent of the popular vote. He defeated three candidates who were running for president. And the three candidates were John C Breckinridge a southern democratic, John Bell a constitutional union candidate and northern democratic Stephen Douglas.
Secession of South Carolina
1860 - December 20 1860
South Carolina was the first slave state in the south. The south secedes because they did not want the north to be able to do anything that would make slavery legal. They knew that the north wanted to do that after Ibrahim Lincoln becomes the president. South Carolina secedes for the union.