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Chapter 15 Vocab KL

A bill proposed by Wilmot to outlaw all slavery in the territory aquired in the war with Mexico. Wilmot Proviso
A political party dedicated to stop slavery. Free-Soil Party
A leader that proposed the Compromise of 1850. Henry Clay
A senator that supported the compromise. Daniel Webster
A senator that made the compromise succeed. Stephen A. Douglas
A compromise that admitted CA as a frre state and said no laws to disallow slavery in Mexican Cession and a law will be passed that helps slave owner recapture their slaves. Compromise of 1850
A writer who wrote about slavery. Harriet Stowe
A novel about slavery. Uncle Tom's Cabin
The law that helped slave owners recapture slaves. Fugitive Slave Act
A system were residents vote to decide on an issue. popular sovereignty
It opposed the Missouri Compromise and allowed slavery in the Kansas and Nebraska territories. Kansas-Nebraska Act
An extreme abolitionist. John Brown
A combination of Northern Whigs and opponents of slavery. Republican Party
Republicans candidate for president John C. Fremont
The Democrat president in 1856. James Buchanan
A case where a slave claimed he was free after his owner died because he ha lived on free land before. Dred Scott v. Sandford
The Chief Justice during the Dred Scott decision. Roger B. Taney
A republican nominated to take Douglas's seat in Congress, later he became the 16th president. Abraham Lincoln
Where the U.S.'s arsenal is at. Harpers Ferry
statements or beliefs platform
withdraw from the Union secede
The name that the seceded state swore under. The made there own country. Confederates of America
The president of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis
A plan to reunite the Union. Crittenden Plan
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