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Missouri Compromise In an effort to preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states, the Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state
Abolition the action or an act of abolishing a system, practice, or institution.
Wilmot Proviso The Wilmot Proviso was designed to eliminate slavery within the land acquired as a result of the Mexican War (1846-48)
California Gold Rush A discovery of gold in the state of California the caused mass migration
compromise of 1850 The Compromise of 1850 was a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850, which defused a four-year political confrontation
Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early-to-mid 19th century, and used by African American slaves to escape into free
Dred Scott v. Sandford Dred Scott v. Sandford, 60 U.S. 393, also known simply as the Dred Scott case, was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on US labor law and constitutional law.
Harpers Ferry Harpers Ferry is a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. It was formerly spelled Harper's Ferry with an apostrophe and that form continues to appear in some references.
Abraham Lincoln the 16th President of the USA
Jefferson Davis the first and the last President of the confederation
Milledgeville Milledgeville is a city in and the county seat of Baldwin County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is northeast of Macon and bordered on the east by the Oconee River
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