Changed the balance of power
The admission of missouri as a slave state
The Missouri Comprimise
Henry Clay's Comprimise was called
Stephen A. Douglas proposed that the people should decide about slavery
The Main topic of the Lincoln and Douglas Debates
Southerners justified succesion with the idea of
Fugitive slave act
This act tried to prevent people from aiding slaves
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet B. Stow wrote this book
First ever territory to shed blood over slavery
Dred Scott Decision
The Supreme Court decision that divided the nation even further
The 1860 President that was not on the ballot
Who said this "As a neccesity, not a choice, we have restored to the seperation"
"Phsically speaking, we cannot seperate"
Lincoln caused 4 states to join the confederacy by
What was the Confederate Capitol
This battle was named after a small church
The bloodiest day in the civil war took place at
Shermans "March to the Sea" was headed toward
Peace Democrats were called
This guarantees the right to a hearing before being put in jail
This battle began when the confederates were looking for shoes
Preserve the Union
The main goal of the North at the beginning of the war was to
In 1863 Lincoln signed the
After what battle did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclimation
Where was the Worst protest of the draft laws
Robert E. Lee surrender here
Ulysses S. Grant
This Union General's nickname was Unconditional Surrender
Who said this "If I could save the Union without freeing any of the slaves, I would do it"
Ulysses S. Grant
Lincoln said this about his favorite general "I cant spare this man, he fights" Who is Lincoln's favorite general?
The period of rebuilding the South
John Wilkes Booth
Who assasinated Abraham Lincoln
This grants citizenship to everyone born in the US
To all white southerners, except white leaders, Lincoln offered
This group established schools in the south
Before joining the Union, Souther states had to ratify this ammendment
This is the most common form of farm work for free men
Essay: What made Lincoln decide to emancipate the slaves?
1. To keep Britain and France from helping the South 2. To prevent slaves from fighting for the South
3. Lincoln though it more important for the president to make this decision rather than the Congress.
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