Events leading to civil war

Dred Scott v.s Stanford Court case.

Dred Scott

Court said slaves had no rights because they weren't considered to be human.

Kansas Nebraska Act

AbrahamLincoln elected as President in 1860.

Abraham Lincoln

Once elected, the South became furious, and threatened to succeed .

Civil war quotes

The Union next to our liberties the most dear. May we all remember that it can only be preserved by respecting the rights of the States, and distributing equally the benefits and burdens of the Union.   -John C Calhoun

"We are not one people. We are two peoples. We are a people for Freedom and a people for Slavery. Between the two, conflict is inevitable."        -Horace Greenly

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