Popular LIncoln was in the North and the South.
Little support abolitionists had in the North.
Deeply divided the nation was over slavery.
Eager Americans were to end the debate over slavery.
Violated the Fifth Amendment.
Should be ended by Congress.
Was a blot on our national character.
Could be allowed in the territories.
The admission of California as a free state.
The ending of the slave trade in Washington, D.C.
The passage of a strong fugitive slave law to return runaway slaves to their owners.
The organization of New Mexico and Utah as territories open to slavery.
Was met by loud, violent protests.
Upset the balance between slave and free states in the Senate.
Led the South to secede from the Union.
Quieted the slavery debate for a while.
Was constitutional anywhere.
Should be allowed in the Louisiana Territory.
Could be abolished peacefully.
Should be banned in the nation's capital.
It forced southerners to admit that owning slaves was a sin.
It opened the questions of whether slavery should spread westward.
It inspired many Americans to dedicate their lives to ending slavery.
It upset the balance between slave and free states in Congress.
Was a successful compromise on slavery.
Settled the slavery issue in Nebraska.
Led to bloodshed over slavery in Kansas.
Banned slavery in Kansas and Nebraska.
Triggered a widespread slave rebellion.
Was widely approved across the South.
Was condemned by Abraham Lincoln.
Made Brown a hero among abolitionists.
The election of Lincoln as president
John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
South Carolina's shelling of Fort Sumter
The attack of Preston Brooks on Charles Sumner
A piece of fiction written about an event that never happened.
An opinion piece written to express the author's views.
A primary source written by an eyewitness to an event.
A secondary source written by a historian about an event.
Turn people against slavery.
Persuade masters to treat slaves better.
Show slaves as helpless children.
Portray slavery accurately.
Flog another slave
Become a slave driver
Work in the the cotton fields
Weigh cotton baskets
A kind slaveholder
A cruel slaveholder
A mistreated slave
A rebellious slave
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The North Star
Uncle Tom's Cabin