Flashcards in DBQ Outside Knowledge Dates Deck (22):
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.
1822 a free black man Denmark Vesey planned to seize local armories, arm the slave population, and take possession of Charleston.
1830s slavery discussion prohibited in mail
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.
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.
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.
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
Uncle Tom's Cabin
1852 published by Harriet Beecher Stowe
1854 Pierce caribbean slave empire.
1854 kansas and nebraska would be popular sovereignty. split democratic party, rid the compromise of 1850
Creation of Republic Party
Preston Brooks assaults Charles Sumner
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.
1858 Buchanan attempted to push it through Congress, making Kansas a slave state. People voted it down.
Harpers Ferry Raid
1859 John Brown and other white men killing white men in the name of slavery
1860 Cotton reached an all time high - higher slave demand
11 states seceded and became the Confederacy
Missouri Compromise, Vesey Compromise
Gag Rule, Nat Turner
Annexation of Texas and Oregon, Wilmot Proviso
Compromise of 1850, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Ostend Manifesto, Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854, Creation of Republican Party