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Missouri Compromise

1820 Allowed Missouri to be a slave state, and Maine to be free. Another amendment prohibited slavery in the rest of the Louisiana Purchase north of the southern border of Missouri. Line drawn at 36-30.

2

Vesey Conspiracy

1822 a free black man Denmark Vesey planned to seize local armories, arm the slave population, and take possession of Charleston.

3

Gag Rule

1830s slavery discussion prohibited in mail

4

Nat Turner

1831 Virginia slave. Turner led his band of slaves across plantations where he oversaw the killing of nearly sixty whites. Led to stricter rights for blacks.

5

Annexation of Texas and Oregon

1845 John Tyler and John C. Calhoun linked the annexation of Texas to interests of the South & slavery - slave state. Oregon - free.

6

Wilmot Proviso

1848 proposed that free blacks and slaves couldn’t live in the territory gained by the Mexican cession. didn’t pass. followers drawn to free soil party.

7

Compromise of 1850

1850 Providing mutual concessions to both sections. California was to be entered as a free state, and the rest of the Mexican cession had no explicit prohibition of slavery. Grant the disputed region of NM and TX to NM while compensating TX through federal assumption of its state debt. Abolition of slave trade in DC. A more effective Fugitive Slave Law

8

Uncle Tom's Cabin

1852 published by Harriet Beecher Stowe

9

Ostend Manifesto

1854 Pierce caribbean slave empire.

10

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 kansas and nebraska would be popular sovereignty. split democratic party, rid the compromise of 1850

11

Creation of Republic Party

1854

12

Preston Brooks assaults Charles Sumner

1856

13

Dred Scott Case

1857 ruled he was not a legal citizen, free or slave. declared Missouri Compromise unconstitutional. Northerners believed it was a political act - 5 out of 6 judges were Southerners.

14

Lecompton Constitution

1858 Buchanan attempted to push it through Congress, making Kansas a slave state. People voted it down.

15

Harpers Ferry Raid

1859 John Brown and other white men killing white men in the name of slavery

16

Plantation Agriculture

1860 Cotton reached an all time high - higher slave demand

17

11 states seceded and became the Confederacy

May 1861

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20's

Missouri Compromise, Vesey Compromise

19

30's

Gag Rule, Nat Turner

20

40's

Annexation of Texas and Oregon, Wilmot Proviso

21

50-55 (5)

Compromise of 1850, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Ostend Manifesto, Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854, Creation of Republican Party

22

56-61 (6)

Preston Brooks assaults Charles Sumner, Dred Scott Case, Lecompton Constitution, Harpers Ferry Raid, Plantation Agriculture, 11 states seceded