What is secession?
Who is Henry Clay?
What is the Compromise of 1850?
What is popular sovereignty?
What is the Underground Railroad?
Who was Harriet Tubman?
Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe?
Who was Franklin Pierce?
What happened in the election of 1856?
What happened on March 6, 1857?
Who was Stephen Douglas?
Who is Abraham Lincoln?
What is the meaning of Confederacy?
Who was Jefferson Davis?
What is Fort Sumter?
Who is Ulysses S. Grant and what did he do?
What is Antietam and why is it important?
What is the Emancipation Proclamation and what did it do?
What is conscription and how did it effect people?
Who was Clara Barton and what did she do? …show more content…
She herself was born a slave and helped over 300 slaves escape.
Harriet Beecher Stowe was a writer that wrote the book Uncle Tom’s cabin that was about slavery and the mental toll it has.
Franklin Pierce was a democratic candidate that won the election due to the south forfeiting.
John C Frémont was chosen as the candidate for the Republicans and James Buchanan was chosen as the candidate for the Democrats. James won the election and secession was no longer a threat for a little while.
The Supreme court took a stand against Dred Scott and took him out of power.
Stephen Douglas was a senator that was well known and served two terms.
Abraham Lincoln was a man that only served one term and did not have as many qualifications like Stephen Douglas.
Confederacy is the name given to refer to the confederate states of America.
Jefferson Davis was a senator that was elected as president by the Confederates.
Fort Sumter was the most important fort that the Union still had control over.
Ulysses S. Grant was a military commander who was able to capture two Confederate Forts in 11