Chapter 15 Vocab KL
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A bill proposed by Wilmot to outlaw all slavery in the territory aquired in the war with Mexico.
A political party dedicated to stop slavery.
A leader that proposed the Compromise of 1850.
A senator that supported the compromise.
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.
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.
It opposed the Missouri Compromise and allowed slavery in the Kansas and Nebraska territories.
An extreme abolitionist.
A combination of Northern Whigs and opponents of slavery.
Republicans candidate for president
John C. Fremont
The Democrat president in 1856.
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.
Where the U.S.'s arsenal is at.
statements or beliefs
withdraw from the Union
The name that the seceded state swore under. The made there own country.
Confederates of America
The president of the Confederacy.
A plan to reunite the Union.