Events leading to civil war
Court said slaves had no rights because they weren't considered to be human.
Kansas Nebraska Act
AbrahamLincoln elected as President in 1860.
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