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Intro. to Civil War
Transcript of Intro. to Civil War
1866 and beyond...
...leading up to 1860
De Witt Clinton 1831
Compromise of 1820
Compromise of 1833
"The South grew, but it did not develop"
Long-staple (Sea Island) vs. Short Staple
10 years = x8 production
Compromise of 1850
1 slave = 10 hours = 1 pound
gin = 1,000 pounds a day
Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln
Whigs vs. Democrats
11 free, 11 slave states
Missouri applies for statehood 1819
Already allows slavery (1 in 6 are slaves)
Missouri = slave
Maine = free
No slavery North of 36 30' (southern border of Missouri) in Louisiana Territory
Wilmot Proviso: no slavery in the territories!
Introduced by Henry Clay
California = free
Utah/New Mexico = territories
Texas reduced in size; Texas debts became fed. debts
D.C. = free
Fugitive Slave Act
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Created Nebraska AND Kansas
Left the issue of slavery up to the territorial legislature to decide by
Defied the Missouri Compromise
Gadsden Purchase ($10 mill for strip of Arizona)
: created Nebraska to open land for white men to settle
..but open to
. Repealed "anti-slavery" provision of Comp. of 1820.
Dred Scott vs. Sandford
Confederate States of America created
William Lloyd Garrison
American Colonization Society
"Ain't I a Woman?"
"I am aware that many object to the severity of my language; but is there not cause for severity? I will be harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice...I am in earnest- I will
- I will
- I will
not retreat a single inch
I will be heard
American Antislavery Society
The North Star
Stephen Douglas: ...
'46, '47, +Mexican Cession
Stephen F. Austin
Texas annexed by USA
de Santa Anna
Battle of Gonzales
Battle of San Jacinto
Lone Star Republic
The Dark Horse
General Zachary Taylor
John C Fremont
Captured Mexico City
Attack on Fort Sumter
7 states secede
4 more states secede
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Gabriel Prosser Revolt
Denmark Vesey Revolt
Nat Turner Revolt
German Coast Uprising
LaPlace to New Orleans
Burned 5 plantations, crops, farms
heads on spikes
murdered 60 men, women, and children
retaliation of 150