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Road To Civil War
|Which state was free in the Missouri Compromise of 1820?
|Why was slavery legal under the line 36, 30 degrees?
|Because there were a lot of plantations in the South, and people needed slaves to work on them.
|What was the proposed Amendment that was made to prohibit the advance of slavery?
|The Wilmot Proviso
|Who was the person that made the Wilmot Proviso?
|Who was the Kentucky Congressman that was know as the "Great Compromiser?"
|What did the Fugitive Act allow?
|It allowed Southerners to recover from slaves that have escaped to the North.
|What was the outcome of the Fugitive Act?
|Many African American slaves were afraid and fled northern to Canada.
|Who was the famous congressman who based his politics on expansion and popular sovereignty?
|What does sovereignty mean?
|It means to self govern.
|What did Stephen Douglas desire?
|He desired a railroad through Nebraska Territory but southern congressman were against it.
|In the Compromise of 1850, which state was free?
|In the Compromise of 1850, where is slave trade abolished?
|In the Compromise of 1850, what two states had to decide if they want slavery or not?
|New Mexico and Utah
|Which state gave up it's land claims in New Mexico for payment of their debts in the Compromise of 1850?
|Stephen Douglas repealed what?
|He repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 ban on keeping slavery below the 36, 30 degree line.
|Where did the Know-Nothings come from?
|They came from all parts of the nation.
|Who did the Know-Nothings not like>
|Immigrants, Catholics, African Americans, but they approved slavery.