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South Carolina Nullification Crisis The convention declared that the tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and unenforceable within the state of South Carolina. The attempts to use force to collect the taxes would lead to the state's secession. (John C. Calhoun Tariff of Alamba)
Missouri Compromise The balance of power in Congress between slave and free states. (Missouri, Maine, Compromise line)
Wilmot Proviso An American law to ban slavery in territory acquired from Mexico in the Mexican War.
Compromise of 1850 The Fugitive Slave Act was amended and the slave trade in Washington, D.C., was abolished. (CA, Fugitive slave state)
Kansas Nebraska Act It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders. Populare...)
The Dred Scott Decision legal case in which the U.S. Supreme Court that a slave who had resided in a free state and territory was not thereby entitled to his freedom
John Brown`s Raid John Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in an attempt to start an armed slave revolt and destroy the institution of slavery. (....)
Uncle Tom`s Cabin An anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War".
Elction of 1860 Republican Abraham Lincoln defeated Southern Democrat John C. Breckinridge, Democrat Stephen A. Douglas, and Constitutional Union candidate John Bell.
Fort Sumter Fort Sumter is a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War.
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