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.
  • Compromise of 1850

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

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