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Social 8

Chapter 14.1&2

popular sovereignty people in the territory or state would vote on issues
secede withdraw (leave)
fugitive runaway enslaved people
Henry Clay Great Compromiser who worked out Missouri Compromise
John C. Calhoun Senator from South Carolina was against Clay's compromise felt Compromise would expose south to more attacks on slavery
Daniel Webster Senator from Massachusetts called for the end of sectionalism
Sectionalism loyalty to a state or region rather than the country as a whole
Wilmot Proviso wanted to ban slavery in the West
Free Soilers a new political party that wanted to keep slavery out of the west.
Compromise of 1850 a solution to the slavery issue(5 bills passes on Clay's proposals) California=free state New Mexico,Utah=popular sovereignty (could vote)
Fugitive Slave Act all citizens were to help catch runaway slaves. If not you would be fined or jailed.
Kansas-Nebraska Act Proposed by Stephen Douglas, suggested two new territories (Kansas and Nebraska) that would use popular sovereignty
John Brown abolitionist who led a raid on U.S Army weapons stored at Harpers Ferry
Abolitionist person who wanted to end (abolish) slavery
Bleeding Kansas Kansas suffered wide spread violence between pro-slavery and antislavery settlers battling for control
Propaganda false or misleading information use to spread a cause or idea (many thought Uncle Tom's Cabin was propaganda)
Harriett Beecher Stowe published Uncle Tom's Cabin an antislavery novel
Stephen Douglas pushed the Kansas-Nebraska act through Congress wanted railroad built through Nebraska Territory
Created by: mbarkley
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