Compromise of 1850

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  • After the election of 1848 in which Taylor was elected the battle between slave and free states continued until the lines had been drawn and a compromise was needed in order to preserve the Union.

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  • 1. The battle between secession and unification
  • 2.
    • Henry Clay proposes Compromise measures
    • John C. Calhoun puts pressure on
    • the North to stop the problem
    • Daniel Webster a Whig offers his support of Clay
    John C. Calhoun
  • 3. President Zachary Taylor Northern abolitionists opposed Clay Southerners rejected compromise President Taylor also disagreed with the Compromise
  • 4.
    • Henry Clay dies
    • Stephen A. Douglas takes over
    • Begins to shepherd legislation through
    Stephen A. Douglas
  • 5.
    • President Fillmore supports compromise
    • Compromise completed in September
    • All sides appear content
    Millard Fillmore
  • 6.
    • California admitted as a free state
    • Territories and Popular Sovereignty
    California and the Territories 1850
  • 7.
    • Texas land claims
    • Texas debt
    Changing of boundaries
  • 8.
    • Washington D.C.
    • Fugitive Slave Law
    Poster to catch escaped slaves
  • 9.
    • Would this stop violence
    • Upcoming problems
    • Were laws enforced
    John Brown
  • 10.
    • Created by:
    • Nicholas Hansen
    • November 2008
    • Pittsburg State University.