Pre-Civil-War Conflicts

  • The fugitive slave Act which allows salve owners to catch any black fugitive for themselves.
  • That promotes abolotionists, so the slaves were smuggled into Louisiana.
  • In the 1850s the slave prices increades and some white southeners were prompted for repeal of the African slave ban. But that was unsuccesful.
  • The conflict between the antislavery acticists and the slaveholding interests was growing.
  • Therefore the Congress negotiated the Compromise of 1850s.
  • In many northern cities military units were formed in anticipation of the Civil War.