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Wilmot Provisio It outlawed slavery in any territory the U.S might aquire from the war with mexico
Free-soil Party A political group dedicated to stopping the expansion of slavery
Henry Clay Helped create the Missouri Compromise in 1820/ senator form Kentucky
Daniel Webster Supported the compromise for the sake of the union
Stephen A. Douglass Made the compromise of 1850
Compromise of 1850 It settled disagreements between slave and free states
Harriet Beecher Stowe She was a writer and was angry about the part of the compromise of 1850 that helped slave holders recapture run away slaves
Uncle Toms Cabin a novel about how slavery is immoral written by Harriet b. Stowe
Fugitive Slave Act the part of the compromise of 1850 that helped slave holders recapture runaway slaves
PopularSovereignty The people rule-the people vote to decide on an issue
Kansas-Nebraska Act Established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and whether their a slave state or free state
John Brown an extreme Abolitionist
Republican Party A group of people in 1854 that opposed slavery in the territories
John C. Fremont A national hero who explored the west they called him the "Pathfinder"
James Buchanan Democrats chose him to run for presidency and he was from Great britain
Dred Scott V. Sandford Scott a slave sued for his freedom when his owner died but did not get it
Roger B. Taney The chief Justice in Scott's case
Abraham Lincoln Challenged Douglass for his U.S senate seat
Harpers Ferry A federal arsenal in Virginia that was captured
Platform A statement of belifes
Secede To withdrawl
Confederate States of Smerica The confederation formed by the southern states after their secssion
Jefferson Davis President of the confederacy
Crittenden Plan A compromise introduced in 1861 that might have prevented secession
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