Civil War Timeline 1 AG DH

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  • 1846 Wilmot Proviso

    1846 Wilmot Proviso
    Representative David Wilmot of Pennsylvania proposed a bill, known as the Wilmot Proviso. It was created to outlaw slavery. It removed the right of slave holders to take their slaves.
  • Free-Soil Party

    Free-Soil Party
    The Wilmot Proviso didn’t become a law in spite of the bill the free soil party was created. It was a political party that wanted to stop slavery” Free soil, Free speech, Free labor and Freemen “.
  • 1850 President Taylor

    1850 President Taylor
    President Zachary Taylor, (who opposed the extension of slavery) proposed that California submit a plan for statehood that year, without going through the territorial stage.In March 1850, California applied to be admitted as a free state.
  • The compromise of 1850

    The compromise of 1850
    The compromise was a series of congressional laws intended to settle the major disagreements between free states and slave states. It was made to please both north and south. People believe it would save the union but it did not bring peace.
  • The Fugitive Slave Act

    The Fugitive Slave Act
    This act helped slave owners capture their runaway slaves. The commissioner received between 5 and 7 dollars for capturing slaves. Northerners disproved the act because that ment they would have to help capture slaves.
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin
    Uncle Tom’s cabin was a book that changes the views of slavery. Tom was a slave owned by three owners. Two were kind the third was cruel
  • Kansas – Nebraska act

    Kansas – Nebraska act
    Stephen A. Douglas drafted a bill to organize the Nebraska territory. He asked it would be divided in two territories. He had gotten southerners to support the bill through popular sovereignty.
  • 1856 Senator Charles Sumner Speech

    1856 Senator  Charles Sumner Speech
    “Bleeding Kansas” is when proslavery and antislavery settlers rushed into the Kansas territory, just west of Missouri, to vote for territorial legislature. While violence was spreading in Kansas In the spring of 1856, blood was also being shed in nations capitols
  • 1856 John C. Fremont

    1856 John C. Fremont
    The republicans gain strength in the north. They needed a strong presidential candidate to strengthen their party.
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