#1 Missouri Compromise 1820 No slavery would be allowed north of that line in the Louisiana Territory.
No slavery would be allowed north of that line in the Louisiana Territory.
#2 The Compromise of 1850 Congress created a compromise to balance slave states and free states.
#3 The fugitive slave act Citzens could get killed or put in prison for trying to help a slave escape
#4 Underground Railroad The underground railroad was supposed to help slaves get into the free states
#5 Uncle Tom's Cabin is published 1820 This book was supposed help stop slavery
#6 Kanas and Nebraska Act,1854 This act used popular sovereignty to decide the question of slavery
#7 Dred Scott V. Sandford decision, 1857 In Missouri a court rules in Scott's favor
#8 Bleeding Kanas The disagreement lead to violence
#9 Raid on Harper's Ferry, 1859 Brown hoped to inspire enslaved people
#10 Election of 1860 The people elected there president, Lincoln won this election