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Ch.15 Vocab

Hajin Seo S1200120 Ch.15 Vocab

He proposed a bill to outlaw slavery in any territory the United States might acquire from the War with Mexico. Wilmot Proviso
S series of Congressional laws intended to settle the major disagreements between free states and slave states. Compromise of 1850
A novel that portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral. Uncle Tom's Cabin
The 1850 law to help slaveholders recapture runaway slaves. Fugitive Slave Act
A system where the residents vote to decide an issue. popular sovereignty
An 1854 law that established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and gave their residents the right to decide whether to allow slavery. Kansas-Nebraska Act
He succeeded, and the plan, now known as the Compromise of 1850. Stephen Douglas
She was outraged when she heard about the part of the Compromise of 1850 that would help slaveholders recapture runaway slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe
The states that had seceded. Confederate Sates of America
He was a president during Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
He was a president of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis
An extreme abolitionist. John Brown
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