Civil War Events

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  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress.
  • The Compromise of 1850

    The Compromise of 1850 was a package of five bills, passed in the United States in September 1850.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 (10 Stat. 277) created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820
  • Dred Scott Case

    Dred Scott Case
    Dred Scott (1795 – September 17, 1858), was an African-American slave in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott vs. Sandard case of 1857, popularly known as "the Dred Scott Decision."
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Lincoln–Douglas debate (commonly abbreviated as LD Debate, or simply LD) is sometimes also called values debate because it traditionally places a heavy emphasis on logic, ethical values, and philosophy.
  • Harper's Ferry

    Harper's Ferry
    Harpers Ferry is a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States.
  • Presidential Election of 1860

    Presidential Election of 1860
    When President Lincoln beat Stephen Douglas.
  • South Carolina secedes

    The Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union was a proclamation issued on December 24, 1860, by the government of South Carolina to explain its reasons for seceding from the United States.