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North
Industrial economy, opposed slavery.
South
Agricultural economy relied on slavery
Compromise of 1850
Until the 1850s compromises were reached to preserve the nation, but after the Compromise of 1850, which admitted California as a free state, it was ot possible to find common ground. New fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
In 1854, allowed new states to decide the issue of slavery, providing the anti-slavery movement with a focal pint, kanasa. The Abolitionis moved settlers, money and weapons to the new territory to assure that slavery would not be approved there. Stephen Douglas/Little Giant-Supported Dred Scott Dec.-Respsible for the Compromise f 1850, but opened the K/N Act for people to decide for themselves for slavery.
The movement
Was fueled in 1853, by the publication of Harriett Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. The novel highlighted the cruelties of slavery and provided a rallying point for the movement.
Dred Scott Decision
Supreme court ruled that slave-owners could take their private property into free territory, the antislavery movement howled that slavery could not spread unabated.
John Brown
In the fall of 1859, the movement reulted in open rebellion when John Brown carried out a raid on the Federal Arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia.
Anti-slavery movement
1861 polarized the debate to the extent that northerners were not willing to compromise again and southerners were determined to prevent any limits on slavery. The secession movement was fueled by fear that Lincoln would introduce legislation to curtail slavery.
Emancipation Proclamation
By 1863, it was evident that a compromise could not be reached, and Lincoln published the document, ending slavery in the rebelling states.
Reconstruction
Of the southern states-the abolitionists wanted to revamp southern society to destroy any trace of the old slaveholding culture. It was not until 1877 that Reconsturction ended and the former members of the Confederate States of America enjoined unfettered control of their own states.
Plessy vs. Ferguson
1896 Supresme court case that made racial segregation legal under :seperate but equal" terms
Jim Crow
Blacks were expected to followe certain rules like addressing whites as higher authorities, stepping off the sidewalk when speaking to whites, and not eat in restaurants attend events the same day as whites.
Pres. Election of 1860
American civil War- Lincoln won without support of South, S. Carolin secession from U.S.
Abolitionis Movements
Frederick Douglas-black
William Garrison-Editor of Newspaper the Liberator
Harriet Tubman-Help slaves free to Canada
Harriet Stowe-wrote Uncle
Toms Cabin
Anti-Slavery movement
Polarized the debate to the extent that northerners were not willing to compromise and southerners were determined to prevent any limits on slavery. The secession movement was fuelded by fear that Lincoln would introduce legislation to curtail slavery.
Free soil movement
To encourage wesward migration of the poor from East- Homestead Act adult citizen coul claim 160 acres of fed land after farming it for five years.
Jefferson Davis
Served pres of Conf States of America during civil war.
Robert Lee
General in Meixan War and Civil War
Ulysses Grant
General and President of U.S.
Union General during Civil War capured Vicksburg Richmond-Had Lee surendar
William Tecumseh Sherman
General U.S. Army
Fort Sumter
Charleston S.C. Named after General Sumter, First shots for civil war
1stBull Run

2nd
S Winner Lee vs Pope

S Winner Jackson vs McDowell
Shiloh
West winner North Grant vs Albert Johnston
Antietam
Winner North McClellan vs Lee
Vicksburg

Gettysburg
West Winner North, Grant vs Pemberton

Meade vs Lee- North Winner