Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Summer Hoban

Causes/ Effects/Results
by

summer hoban

on 3 April 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Summer Hoban

Causes

Of
- Missouri had a slave state
- Maine had a free slave state
- is a series of agreements passed by Congress in
1820- 1821
to maintain the balance of power between slave states and free states.

M
i
s
s
o
u
r
i
C
o
m
p
r
o
m
i
s
e
Causes-

the northern states wanted to limit slavery
-southern wanted to admit more slaves states
- New slave states would mean the south would have more senate states
Effects-
South got another slave state at the cost of agreeing to limit future slave states to being southerns.
-Slavery was a controversial issue.
-North would have less power in the senate
1
8
2
0

C
a
l
i
f
o
r
n
i
a
S
t
a
t
e
h
o
o
d
C
o
m
p
r
o
m
i
s
e

- A series of congressional measures intended to settle the major disagreements between free states and slave states
North-
California admitted as a free state
- Slave trade prohibited in Washington D.C.
- Texas loses boundary disputes with New Mexico
South-
No slavery restrictions in Utah or in New Mexico territories.
-slave holding permitted in Washington D.C.
- Texas gets $10million
-Fugitive slave law
-In
1849
, California held a constitutional convention, adopted a state constitution, elected a governor and a legislature and applied to join the Union.
California's new constitution forbade slavery, it alarmed many southerners.
-Most of California lay south of the Missouri Compromise line of 36'30', that the state would be open to slavery.
Zachary Taylor who succeeded Polk as president in
1849.
- Felt that the south could counter abolitionism most effectively by leaving the slavery issue up to individual territories than to Congress.
-Southerners saw this as a move to block slavery in the territories and as an attack on the southern way of life and began to decide whether the south should remain in the Union.
1
8
4
9

U
n
c
l
e
T
o
m
'
s
C
a
b
i
n
- a best selling novel by Harriet Bleecher Stowe, published in
1852,
that portrayed slavery as a great moral evil.
Causes-
Abolitionists oppose slavery.
Effects-
enraged and disgusted the northerners.
-angered the Southerners
-deepened sectional tensions.
K
a
n
s
a
s
-
N
e
b
r
a
s
k
a
A
c
t
- a law, enacted in
1854,
that established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and gave their residents the right to decide whether to allow slavery.
Causes-
Southerners hope to see slavery in the new territories.
- Missouri Compromise repealed.
Effects-
slavery in the territories left to residents(popular sovereignty).
-violence breaks out in Kansas between the pro-slavery & anti- slavery.
-sectional tensions.
F
o
r
t
S
u
m
t
e
r
I
n
c
i
d
e
n
t

Causes-
Southern Secession
- sectional controversy
Effects-
first shot fired in the American Civil War.
-confederates claim an early victory over the Union.
S
u
m
n
e
r
-
B
r
o
o
k
s
I
n
c
i
d
e
n
t
- took the rising tensions between north and south and the issue of slavery into the center of Congress.
Northerners
were outraged at the beating and advocated that the south was going to far.
South
was trying to take institutions of slavery into the senate.
E
l
e
c
t
i
o
n
o
f
.
.
.

- demonstrated the divisions within the U.S. just before the civil war.
-it had 4 strong candidates competed for the presidency.
Causes
- Buchanan (PA) doesn't seek reelection.
- issue of slavery has divided our nation
Effects
- Lincoln wins
-southerners states secede, they feared of losing slavery.
-North prepares for war.
-sets stage for F.T. Sumter.
P
o
t
t
a
w
a
t
o
m
i
e
M
a
s
s
a
c
r
e
John Brown- an abolitionist had the mistaken impression that pro-slavery posse in Lawrence had killed 5 men. On May, 24, he and his followers pulled 5 men from their beds in the pro-slavery settlement of Pottawatomie Creek and stabbed them with broadswords.
-200 deaths follow in related events.
D
r
e
d
S
c
o
t
t
D
e
c
i
s
i
o
n
Causes-
Scott wanted to be free
-Racism associated with slavery.
Effects-
Decision declared slaves didn't have rights of citizens
~Slaves=property.
-Slavery is allowed in the territories
-Sectional tensions intensify.
- was to declare that Congress had no power to prohibit slavery in the federal territories
-the court's decision also invalidated the Missouri Compromise of
1820
that had for nearly 40 years placed restrictions on slavery in the vast territory of the Louisiana Purchase.
Causes-
the reaction to the sacking Lawrence by pro slavery forces.
-Bleeding Kansas- a name applied to the Kansas Territory in years before the civil war, when the territory was a battleground between pro-slavery and anti- slavery forces.
1
8
5
6
J
o
h
n
B
r
o
w
n
'
s
R
a
i
d
H
a
r
p
e
r
'
s
F
e
r
r
y
-John Brown and his group of abolitionists organized a raid on Harper's Ferry in Virginia.
-Brown hoped that slaves would lead a massive slave uprising.
Brown was unsuccessful and captured.
Northerners-
saw Brown as a hero.
-
Southerners
felt that north wanted to destroy slavery.
Effect:
Convinced Southerners that the was was inevitable.
1
8
5
0

1
8
5
2
1
8
5
4

1
8
6
1

1
8
6
0

1
8
5
9

1
8
5
6

1
8
5
7

C
i
v
i
l
w
a
r

A war between citizens of the same country. Lasted about
1861-1856.
Causes-
Conflict over slavery in territories
-Economic differences between North and South.
- Conflict between states rights and federal control.
-Election of Lincoln
- Secession of Southern states
- Firing on Fort Sumter
Effects-
Abolition of slavery
Widening gap between economies of North and South
-Reunification of the country.
- Reconstruction of the South.
- Industrial boom
- Increases federal authority.
(1820-1861)
Time
Project
- the 3rd system masonry sea for located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.
- fort is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War were fired- at the battle of Fort Sumter
S
u
m
m
e
r
b
a
n
o
H
K
E
E
P
E
R
M
A
N
Full transcript