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Chapter 14

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popular sovereignty people in a territory or state could VOTE on issues, rather that have their elected officials decide
secede to withdraw
fugitive runaway enslaved person
popular sovereignty people in a territory or state could VOTE on issues, rather that have their elected officials decide
propaganda false or misleading information that is spread to further a cause
secede to withdraw
civil war a war between opposing citizens of the same country
Abraham Lincoln An Illinois lawyer who ran for senate and later became President.
propaganda false or misleading information that is spread to further a cause
Dred Scott An enslaved person who sued for his freedom
civil war a war between opposing citizens of the same country
John Brown Man who led attacks on pro-slavery groups in Kansas and Harpers Ferry
Abraham Lincoln An Illinois lawyer who ran for senate and later became President.
Kansas Nebraska Act A proposal by Stephen Douglas to organized two new territories and let popular sovereignty decide the issue of slavery
Uncle Tom's Cabin A book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe that showed slavery in a negative way
Compromise of 1850 This allowed California to become a free state, but also created the Fugitive Slave Act
Wilmot Proviso A proposal to make all the territory gained in the Mexican-American war free from slavery
Henry Clay Nicknamed "The Great Compromiser" because he came up with the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850.
John C. Calhoun Senator from South Carolina that was PRO slavery
Wilmot Proviso A proposal to make all the territory gained in the Mexican-American war free from slavery
Daniel Webster Senator from Massachusetts that was ANTI slavery
John C. Calhoun Senator from South Carolina that was PRO slavery
Daniel Webster Senator from Massachusetts that was ANTI slavery
Created by: MrBurton