Causes of the Civil War

Timeline created by rp242
In History
  • Invention of the Cotton Gin

    The cotton gin was invented
  • Louisiana Purchase

    The Purchase of Louisiana
  • Missouri Compromise

    The Compromise: Missouri and Maine
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Like many others, it was now Nat Turner's time to rebel.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Putting SC back in place
  • Compromise of 1850

    Clearly outling 5 state's statehood
  • Kansas_Nebraska Act

    Outlining the borders of Kansas and Nebraska
  • Attack on Charles Sumner

    Sumner was attacked by another fellow government man, Preston Brooks
  • Dred Scott vs. Sanford

    This date is when the courts rejected Dred Scott's case because he wasn't a citizen
  • Raid on Harper's Ferry

    Failed attempt on slaves uprisings against plantation owners
  • Election of 1860

    Abraham Lincoln gets elected as President of the US
  • Shots Fired at Fort Sumter

    The official start of the Civil War
  • Harriet Beacher Stowe wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

    In response to slave laws
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    Industrial Revolution

    The revolution of industries
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    Second Great Awakening

    The sequel to The Great Awakening
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    Mexican-American War

    The War between America and Mexico
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    California Gold Rush

    Attracting people from all over the country, it's California
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    "Bleeding Kansas"

    Many riots and fights with many deaths
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    Southern Secession

    The Civil War