History final timeline

History final timeline - Events Leading to the Civil 1777...

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Kansas-Nebraska Act Overturns Missouri Compromise Opens Northern Territory to slavery 1854 Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin published 1852 Compromise of 1850: CA joins Union as free state New Mexico and Utah with no slavery restrictions Slave trading abolished in D.C. Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 modified 1850 Missouri Compromise of 1820 Allowed Maine to be admitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state Established 36 o 30’N as dividing line between free and slave areas of the territories. Vermont was the first American entity to abolish slavery. Bloody Kansas Era Violent events that took place because no one knew if Kansas would enter union as a free or slave state Dred Scott Decision Supreme Court ruled that blacks are not citizens Slave owners have right to take slaves into free states Harper’s Ferry Incident John Brown attacks Harper’s Ferry, VA. Robert E Lee captures Brown Brown and 2 black men hanged 1860 Election Abraham Lincoln elected President. Received 40% of popular vote
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