Transcript of "Mexican War and Compromise of 1850 (US History)"
USHC 2.2Explain how the Monroe Doctrineand the concept of ManifestDestiny affected the United States’ Color Palette by: despiserelationships with foreign powers,including the role of the UnitedStates in the Texan Revolution andthe Mexican War.
Manifest Destiny John Gast, American Progress, 1872
Zachary Taylor(W-LA)Twelfth President of the U.S.1849-1850 “Old Rough and Ready” Mexican War Hero Died in Office Last Southerner elected president until Woodrow Wilson in 1912 http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/zt12.html
Millard Fillmore(W-NY)Thirteenth President of the U.S.1850-1853 Signed the Compromise of 1850 Last Whig President http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/mf13.htm
For the North: 1.For the South: 2. STRONGER Fugitive Slave LawThe New Mexico Territory: 3. Popular Sovereignty in Mexican Cession 4. Federal assumption of Texas debt / Texas cedes western land to NM TerritorySlavery in Washington, DC: 5. Abolish Slave Trade in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Stephen A. Douglas (D-IL)Designed the Compromise although Clay took creditBig BillSeparate Bills Each with different majorities to pass Lincoln-Douglas Debate Memorial