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Civil War

Missouri Compromise Maine would be separate from Massachusetts and was admitted as a free state Missouri would enter the Union as a slave state Remaining parts of Louisiana Purchase would prohibit slavery. 36-30 Line; North is free, South is slave states
Compromise of 1850 it was a package of five separate bills- California was entered as a free state Territories of New Mexico and Utah were allowed to use popular sovereignty to choose free or slave
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe-from Cincinnati, Ohio. she wrote this book in reaction to the fugitive slave laws.She depicts the cruelty of slavery in the South. Cultural shift used by emotion to help end slavery in the South.
Kansas Nebraska Act it was a bill that let settlers of a territory to decide whether or not if slavery would be allowed in the new state’s borders. Decided to let the territories decide if they would be free or slave state.
Dred Scott Decision Was a slave. Scott is suing his master for his freedom. Claimed that he had lived in a free state for a prolonged time. Supreme Court ruled that he was not free because African Americans are not citizens they can’t sue.
John Brown and Harper's Ferry He was an abolitionist who believed in the violent overthrow of the slavery system. He took his sons and attacked pro-slavery residents, saying that his actions were for the will of God. His plan was to loot the armory.
Lincoln Douglas Debate They discussed the critical importance of slavery and state rights. They also talked about things that would influence political discourse. Both are running for a Senate Seat in Illinois Primary issue is Slavery. Who can decide if a state is free or slave
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