Millard Fillmore 13 th president Whig 1850-1852 "An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory."
Gold Rush -1849
Compromise of 1850
David Wilmot of PA
Fugitive Slave Law
Will they follow this law?
U.S. Constitution: Article 4 section 2
No Person held to Service or Labour in one State, under the Laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in Consequence of any Law or Regulation therein, be discharged from such Service or Labour, but shall be delivered up on Claim of the Party to whom such Service or Labour may be due
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe- “the little lady who started the war”