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House Divided Civil War
The Antebellum era was a period in the history of the Southern United States, from the late 18th century until the start of the American Civil War in 1861, marked by the economic growth of the South based on slave-driven plantation farming.
is a slogan which summarized the strategy used before the American Civil War (of 1861–1865) by pro-secessionists in the Southern States (the future Confederacy) to claim the feasibility of secession and to prove there was no need to fear a war with the Northern States.
The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system.
Nat Turner Rebellion
Nat Turner's Rebellion was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, during August 1831. Led by Nat Turner, rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, the largest and deadliest slave uprising in U.S. history.
The Underground Railroad was a network of people, many African American, offering shelter and aid to escaped slaves. The exact dates of its operation are not known, but it operated anywhere from the late 18th century to the Civil War.
Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist, humanitarian, and an armed scout and spy for the United States Army during the American Civil War.She also helped on the Underground Railroad,she helped free 75 slaves also taking 15 trips to the south while helping
Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. Born a slave, Douglass escaped at age 20 and went on to become a world-renowned anti-slavery activist. His three autobiographies are considered important works of the slave narrative tradition as well as classics of American autobiography.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. She came from the Beecher family, a famous religious family, and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin
Bleeding Kansas, Bloody Kansas or the Border War was a series of violent political confrontations in the United States between 1854 and 1861 involving anti-slavery "Free-Staters" and pro-slavery "Border Ruffian", or "southern" elements in Kansas.
Harpers Ferry is a town in West Virginia. Paths wind through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, which has 19th-century buildings, a Civil War Museum and John Brown’s Fort, a key site in an 1859 abolitionist raid.
Henry David Thoreau
was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian.
In an effort to preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states, the Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
Compromise of 1850
Senator Henry Clay introduced a series of resolutions on January 29, 1850, in an attempt to seek a compromise and avert a crisis between North and South.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.
On August 27, 1858, Freeport was the site of the second Lincoln-Douglas debate, during which Stephen A. Douglas formulated the “ Freeport Doctrine,” in which he argued that a territory had the right to exclude slavery despite contrary U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
restriction of interest to a narrow sphere; undue concern with local interests or petty distinctions at the expense of general well-being.
Jefferson Davis was the president for the confederates
The capitals were Richmond,Danville and Montgomery
The Confederacy had the same goal throughout the war: to incorporate all slave states and secede from the Union, survive, and defend its territory.
The industry was good, they were about to be the 4th richest country in the world.But when the union cut off there ports, it cut all there cotton off and other goods and stopped that
The rail roads they had were huge,gauge rail network in the Southern United States
The United States of America
The president of the united states was Abraham Lincoln
Washington, D.C. is the capital
There strategy was to block all the ports all on southern coast,alsp know as the anaconda plan.This was to cut off all the goods the needed during the war
About 2 milloin soldiers in there army
They hade about 22,000 miles of rail road by 1861,it was a major part in the war for each side