Union is Broken Mr. Schumaier
What new political party formed in the 1850s? 1
Republican Party 1
What did the Republicans believe?  2
Keep slavery out of western territories. 2
Who was Abraham Lincoln? 3
8 years in Illinois legislature 1 Term as Illinois congressman Republican nominee for President in 1860 3
Describe the Lincoln-Douglas debates.  4
Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held formal debates throughout Illinois and set the standard for modern day political debates. 4
Douglas tried to make Lincoln look like an abolitionist. Lincoln tried to make Douglas make pro slavery statements. 4
 
 
Who was John Brown? 5
An anti-slavery activist who would lead a raid in hopes of starting a slave revolt. 5
Describe the Raid on Harpers Ferry. 6
John brown and a group of followers raided the federal gun warehouse in Virginia. 6
Brown gained control of the arsenal.  He hoped this would begin a slave revolt but no slave uprising happened. 6
John Brown's Raid on Harper Ferry
John Brown’s plan does not work – no slaves revolt and join him Brown is arrested and charged with treason and murder – he...
Moments before John Brown's execution
The North feels Brown is a hero, the South is glad he is dead His death brings the slavery issue to the boiling point 6
 
Why did the election of 1860 make the south feel powerless? 7
With Lincoln's election the South felt they lost their voice. They believed that the President, the Senate, and the House ...
Define secede. 8
To withdraw from 8
 
Which was the first state to Secede from the union? 9
South Carolina on December 20, 1860 9
Why did seven southern states secede from the union? 10
They viewed the “New England race as meddlers.” The South was tired of the North trying to force their beliefs on them.  10
What was the immediate cause of the Civil War? 11
The Confederate attack of Fort Sumter 11
What were the Confederate States of America? 12
The name of the country the southern states formed. Included:  South  Carolina,  Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, L...
 
Describe the events of Fort Sumter & its significance. 13
A fort that guarded Charleston Harbor. Confederates wanted the Union to surrender but the Union refused Confederates  open...
April 13, 1861 Union surrendered Fort Sumter Fort was nearly destroy but NO ONE was injured 13
 
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  1. 1. Union is Broken Mr. Schumaier
  2. 2. What new political party formed in the 1850s? 1
  3. 3. Republican Party 1
  4. 4. What did the Republicans believe? 2
  5. 5. Keep slavery out of western territories. 2
  6. 6. Who was Abraham Lincoln? 3
  7. 7. 8 years in Illinois legislature 1 Term as Illinois congressman Republican nominee for President in 1860 3
  8. 8. Describe the Lincoln-Douglas debates. 4
  9. 9. Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held formal debates throughout Illinois and set the standard for modern day political debates. 4
  10. 10. Douglas tried to make Lincoln look like an abolitionist. Lincoln tried to make Douglas make pro slavery statements. 4
  11. 13. Who was John Brown? 5
  12. 14. An anti-slavery activist who would lead a raid in hopes of starting a slave revolt. 5
  13. 15. Describe the Raid on Harpers Ferry. 6
  14. 16. John brown and a group of followers raided the federal gun warehouse in Virginia. 6
  15. 17. Brown gained control of the arsenal. He hoped this would begin a slave revolt but no slave uprising happened. 6
  16. 18. John Brown's Raid on Harper Ferry
  17. 19. John Brown’s plan does not work – no slaves revolt and join him Brown is arrested and charged with treason and murder – he is sentenced to hang 6
  18. 20. Moments before John Brown's execution
  19. 21. The North feels Brown is a hero, the South is glad he is dead His death brings the slavery issue to the boiling point 6
  20. 23. Why did the election of 1860 make the south feel powerless? 7
  21. 24. With Lincoln's election the South felt they lost their voice. They believed that the President, the Senate, and the House were all set against their interests. 7
  22. 25. Define secede. 8
  23. 26. To withdraw from 8
  24. 28. Which was the first state to Secede from the union? 9
  25. 29. South Carolina on December 20, 1860 9
  26. 30. Why did seven southern states secede from the union? 10
  27. 31. They viewed the “New England race as meddlers.” The South was tired of the North trying to force their beliefs on them. 10
  28. 32. What was the immediate cause of the Civil War? 11
  29. 33. The Confederate attack of Fort Sumter 11
  30. 34. What were the Confederate States of America? 12
  31. 35. The name of the country the southern states formed. Included: South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas . Others will Join later in the War. 12
  32. 37. Describe the events of Fort Sumter & its significance. 13
  33. 38. A fort that guarded Charleston Harbor. Confederates wanted the Union to surrender but the Union refused Confederates opened fire. 13
  34. 39. April 13, 1861 Union surrendered Fort Sumter Fort was nearly destroy but NO ONE was injured 13
  35. 41. The End
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