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1) Jamestown 1) 1619: location of the first slaves to arrive in what would become the U.S.
2) Stono Rebellion 2) Charleston, South Carolina: largest of an estimated 200-300 slave revolts
3) The Constitution on slavery 3) Avoided slavery for fear it would cause disunity between the North and South and kill the country before it got started
4) Abolition 4) The organized effort to end slavery
5) Missouri Compromise (three components) 5) 1820 1: Maine admitted as a free state; Missouri admitted as a slave state 2: All future states will be added in pairs (one free and one slave) 3: No slavery north or 36 degrees latitude
6) Compromise of 1850 6) North gets: California as a free state South gets: New Mexico and Utah territories get to vote on slavery
7) Kansas-Nebraska Act 7) K and N allowed to vote on slavery Leads to 7 years of "Quasi-war" called "bleeding Kansas"
8) Abraham Lincoln on slavery 8) South saw him as a radical, but he was a moderate Personally opposed but had no plans to abolish it in south Opposed adding it in the territories
9) Emancipation Proclamation 9) Order issued by AL stating that slaves in rebelling states were free Not freed in border states meaningless unless North won war
10) Presidents 8-14 "VT Pays Taxes For Peanut Butter" 10) Van Buren Tyler Polk Taylor Fillmore Pierce Buchanan
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