Lecture 5 

Antebellum United States Part III  (1857-1861)  

Dred Scott Decision (1857)

Rachel vs. Walker (1836)

Chief Justice Roger Taney

judicial restraint

Strader v. Graham (1851)

doctrine of reattachment or reversion

John Brown

Harpers Ferry

Abraham Lincoln

Springfield, Illinois

Joshua Speed

Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 

Presidential Election of 1860

Constitutional Union Party

Southern Democrats

Northern Democrats


Edward Bates

William Seward

Salmon Portland Chase

Republican Nomination Convention Chicago

John J. Crittenden

Peace Convention

Crittenden Compromise

Confederate States of America (CSA)

Jefferson Davis

Baltimore Plot

Lincoln Inauguration Speech