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      • Differences Over Slavery
        Mr. Schumaier
    • How did the spread of slavery become an issue?
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    • Missouri wanted to enter the Union as a slave state but this would have given slave states more power than free states.
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    • What was the MISSOURI COMPROMISE?
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    • A compromise that admitted Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state. A line was drawn at 36 30’N. North would be free & South would be slave.
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    • What was the WILMOT PROVISO?
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    • A plan by David Wilmot of Pennsylvania that called for the outlaw of slavery in any land won from Mexico. House passed bill but Senate defeated it.
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    • Define SECTIONALSIM.
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    • He feeling of loyalty to ones state or section instead of the whole country.
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    • Describe the FREE SOIL PARTY.
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    • “ Free soil, free speech, free labor, and free men.” Opposed the spread of slavery into the territories.
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    • What is a FUGITIVE SLAVE?
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    • Escaped slaves.
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    • Describe three parts of the COMPROMISE OF 1850.
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    • 1) California admitted as a free state = Free
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    • 2) Rest of Mexican Cession divided into New Mexico & Utah territories. Voters would decide slaver issue by voting.
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    • 3) Slave trade banned in D.C. but not between slave states. Slave Trade
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    • 4) Strict fugitive slave law was passed.
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    • What was the FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW OF 1850?
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    • All citizens had to help catch runaway slaves. Anyone who helped an escaped slave could be fined $1,000 & jailed for six months.
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    • Describe the plot of UNCLE TOM’s CABIN.
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    • Kind & aging slave is sold to a cruel planter. The planter badly mistreats his slaves and eventually kills Uncle Tom.
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    • Describe the KANSAS-NEBRASKS ACT.
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    • Stephen Douglas proposed dividing the Nebraska Territory into two states, Kansas & Nebraska.
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    • The question of slavery would be decide by popular vote. Would undo the Missouri Comp because the Territory was north of 36 30’N.
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    • Democrat President Franklin Pierce helped Douglas push the act through Congress.
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    • Who was STEPHEN DOUGLAS?
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    • Democratic Senator from Illinois. Proposed Kansas-Nebraska Act. Democratic Nominee for President in 1860 vs Lincoln
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    • BLEEDING KANSAS
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    • Both Northern Abolitionist and Southern Slave owners moved to Kansas after Kansas-Nebraska Act. By 1856 over 200 people had been killed.
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    • What happened in Kansas in 1854-1856?
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    • Who was DRED SCOTT?
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    • A slave who lived in Missouri, later moved to Illinois and Wisconsin where slavery was illegal. When owner died, filed suit claiming he should be free.
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    • What did the DRED SCOTT DECISION say?
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    • Slaves were property and slavery was legal except where a state voted to ban it
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      • The End