Harriet Beecher Stowe -Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author.
Hinton R. Helper-Hinton Rowan Helper was a Southern US critic of slavery during the 1850s. In 1857, he published a book which he dedicated to the "nonslaveholding whites" of the South.
Dred Scott-Dred Scott, was an African-American slave in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters.
Abraham Lincoln- Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
John Brown- John Brown was an American abolitionist who used violent actions to fight slavery.
Roger Taney- Roger Brooke Taney was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States, holding that office from 1836 until his death in 1864.
Jefferson Davis-Jefferson Finis Davis was an American statesman and leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, serving as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, from 1861 to 1865.
James Buchanan- James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th President of the United States.
John C. Breckenridge- John Cabell Breckinridge was an American lawyer and politician.
John Crittenden- John Jordan Crittenden was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky.
self-determination- The right of nations to self-determination.
southern nationalism-Beginning in the 1830s, the South developed a new and aggressive sense of “nationalism”
Crittenden Compromise-was an unsuccessful proposal introduced by Kentucky Senator John J.
Crittenden on December 18, 1860.
Uncle Tom's Cabin- book that ended changed people thought in slavery.
The Impending Crisis -The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It is a book written by Hinton Rowan Helper of North Carolina, which he self-published in New York, 1857.
"Bleeding Kansas"- Bloody Kansas or the Border War, was a series of violent... [continues]
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