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Wilmot Proviso
A proposal that said slavery should be ended for good in the west.
Secession
Breaking away from a country.
Compromise of 1850
1)California will become a free state
2)Utah & New Mexico would decide about the issue of slavery
3)Texas is given 10 million dollars to give up some land
4) The slave trade in D.C. is outlawed
5)Stricter fugitive Slace law for runaway slaves
Popular Sovereignty
When people decide if they want to have slavery in their territory
Stephen Douglas
IHe is an Illinois scholar and caome up with Populat Soverignty
Millard Filmore
Came over for General Taylor. He supported the compromise of 1850
Fugitive Slave Law
1) Runaway slaves that were caught were not entitled to a jury
2)The runaway slave would not be able to testify to it's master
3)Judges got a bonus if they find the slave guilty/return him back
4)Anyone in the north that helped someone run away would be fined and put in jail
Personal Liberty Laws
Forbid slaves from being impisoned and the slaves got a jury trial
Under Ground railroad
A net work to help slves run away from the south
Harriet Tubman
African American Abolitionist who lead the underground railroad
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Author of a book called Uncle toms cabin
Uncle Toms Cabin
Book about a runaway slave named Tom who was beaten to deat, very popular book during the civil way, might have lead to the civil war
Kansas Nebraska Act
Said that Kansas/Nebraska territory can vote if they do or don't want slavery
John Brown
Was an abolishonist and goes to Kansas to gather people and tell them that slvaer was wrong, since some people did him wrong he attacked people in their sleep that supported slavery
Bleeding Kansas
When john faught people who supported slavery, this even sent Kansas to a civil war which spread to the U.S. senate
The Sumner Incident
30 people and Sumner who was the senator from the south and preston brooks, who is andrew buttler nefew hafe some fights. Preson Brooks beats Sumer over the head with a kane from making fun of his uncle, it shows how things have gotten in the south, this is what lead to the civil war.
Horace Greely
He is an abolitionis and he is the founder of the modern day republican party
Nativism
The practice that people born in the U.S. are Superior to those like Imigrants
Know-nothing party
They would hurt imigrants and tell the police they know nothing.
Free-Soil Party
People that want to end slavery in the wetern territory such as van buren, but supported racist laws
Republican Party
This is the party that combines the free-soil and the Know-nothing party together
john C Fremont
A republican that stongly opposed slavery if he was elected as president the civil war would have started 4 years earlier
john C Fremont
A republican that stongly opposed slavery if he was elected as president the civil war would have started 4 years earlier
James Buchanan
He was a democrate and was a moderate in his views and had lots of freinds in the south and got elected as president
Abraham Licolin
He was the first real republican president during the civil war (1860) was the political rival to petar douglas
Dred Scott
A runaway slave taked with his owner to the north, and dres said that he was free when he was in the north, the courts through other wise
Roger b Taney
Chief justice of the suprem court during Dred Scott's trial
Harpers Ferry
John brown starts up again and goes to a government arsonal and siezes it, he is then caught and put to death
Confederate States of America
The South's Name
Fort Sumpter
First battle of the civil war in south carolina
Anaconda Plan
Northe Plan for victory
1)The north wanted to block all southern ports
2)the north wanted to tkae control of the mississippi river
3)try to take over the capital (richmond v.a.)
Anaconda Plan
Northe Plan for victory
1)The north wanted to block all southern ports
2)the north wanted to tkae control of the mississippi river
3)try to take over the capital (richmond v.a.)
BullRun
Major battle and victory for the sourth, it was a moral boosted for the south
Stonewall Jackson
Southern General
George Mccellean
First Chiecf union general- he was removed for idiocracy
Ulysses S Grant
Replaced Georce McCellean and later became president
Shioh
The single most blodist day in america and took place out side a church
Antietam
Another bloody battle this is where George McCellean gets fired and he gets replcaed by Ulyssess S Grant
David Faragut
Union General he is able to take conrol of the Mississippi river
Robert E Lee
Main confederate General at the end of the war
Emancipation Proclamation
A Law that freed all slaves; but didn't free slaves in the south, the had to inlist in the army