The Missouri Compromise was a legislation that provided the admission of Maine to the US as a free state or slave state.
The North wasn't as happy since they wanted every state to be a free state.
The South felt like this was the right decision since every state should be able to decide since the south just wanted to continue slavery.
The Republic of Texas became a part of the USA and became the 28th state.
The North did not like this because Texas was a slave state and they did not support slavery.
The South liked the fact Texas was admitted to the US since it was a slave state and they supported those practices.
A package of 5 separate bills passed by the US Congress in 1850 that slowed down political conflict between slave and free states.
The North liked this since it allowed California to become a free state.
The South did not like this as much since it allowed California to become a free state and established some other states as free states.
The novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe was a anti-slavery novel which was a memoir based on a real person's experience.
The North reacted strongly and started to ban slavery.
The South reacted negatively and showed the first signs of wanting to start a civil war.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act was from the people in Kansas and Nebraska, this act would allow them to decide if they wanted to allow slavery.
The North felt like this act was correct to accept but still wanted slavery fully abolished.
The South also felt like this was right and that slavery was correct.
A landmark decision in the supreme court that emphasized the constitution of the US was not meant to include American Citizenship for other races.
The North was angry since they felt this was incorrect and didn't make sense.
The South agreed with this decision since they felt black people were slaves no matter what and shouldn't be free.
John Brown's Raid in 1859 was a abolitionist effort to initiate a armed slave revolt in the southern territories.
The North didn't act on the raid as they didn't want to be supporting a hostile protest like the John Brown Raid.
The South definitely didn't like the fact that they were being attacked by slaves.
After a four-way contest between the candidates the republican party came out victorious.
The North was quite happy since Abraham had most or even all of the northern states votes.
The South on the other hand, was not very happy and showed signs of a civil war coming soon, the South thought that they were not being represented in the elections.
South Carolina Succeeded from the Union in 1861 since they were a slave state and was the first state to join the Confederacy after it had started.
The North started to realize that more states may join the Confederacy and started to get a bit scared.
The South of course liked that they had more people in their confederacy and got a confidence boost.