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The Coming of the Civil War
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Slave and Free Soil Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

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1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican War

Link to Slave and Free Soil

1850

Link to TranscriptCompromise of 1850, including Fugitive Slave Law

1852

Link to TranscriptPublication of Uncle Tom's Cabin

1854

Link to TranscriptKansas-Nebraska Act

 

Link to TranscriptAnthony Burns case

1856

Lawrence, Kansas raid

 

Pottawatomie Creek Massacre

 

Link to TranscriptBrooks attacks Sumner in Senate

1857

Link to TranscriptDred Scott case

1859

Link to TranscriptHarpers Ferry raid

1860

Link to TranscriptSouth Carolina secedes

1861

Link to TranscriptFort Sumter

An interactive, expanded timeline for the period before 1876 can be found in Program 13.



  

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