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GROWING TENSIONS
North begins to rely on industry and commerce and the South starts to rely on plantations and agriculture North - Industry...
Major export of the South is cotton South invests in slave labor, not industry Cotton plant
most Southerners do not own slaves and resent the rich slave owners
many Northern workers and immigrants opposed slavery because it took away jobs and was an economic threat to them
many in the North who considered themselves abolitionists were still racists RACIST – having prejudice based on race
Slave owners defended the owning of slaves by saying they were actually helping the African Americans by giving them shelt...
WILMOT PROVISO  – a bill to outlaw any slavery in land obtained from the war with Mexico
It passed in the House of Representatives but not the Senate Created a new political party called the  FREE SOIL PARTY
California wants to enter as a free state – this would upset the balance of power between free and slave FREE STATES SLAVE...
COMPROMISE OF 1850 – a plan offered by  Henry Clay, a senator from Kentucky Henry Clay
<ul><li>Compromise of 1850: </li></ul><ul><li>California enters as a free state and slave trade is abolished in Washington...
Compromise of 1850: 2) Congress agrees to not pass any laws about banning slavery in areas received in the Mexican War and...
 
http://civilwar.gatech.edu/histgis/image2a.jpg SLAVERY IN 1860
 
DANIEL WEBSTER – Senator from Massachusetts who supports the Compromise of 1850 Daniel Webster
STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS –  Senator from Illinois, was in charge of passing the Compromise of 1850   Stephen A Douglas
COMPROMISE OF 1850 – a temporary solution to the free state / slave state debate as the nation grew
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  1. 1. GROWING TENSIONS
  2. 2. North begins to rely on industry and commerce and the South starts to rely on plantations and agriculture North - Industry South- Agriculture
  3. 3. Major export of the South is cotton South invests in slave labor, not industry Cotton plant
  4. 4. most Southerners do not own slaves and resent the rich slave owners
  5. 5. many Northern workers and immigrants opposed slavery because it took away jobs and was an economic threat to them
  6. 6. many in the North who considered themselves abolitionists were still racists RACIST – having prejudice based on race
  7. 7. Slave owners defended the owning of slaves by saying they were actually helping the African Americans by giving them shelter, food and religion
  8. 8. WILMOT PROVISO – a bill to outlaw any slavery in land obtained from the war with Mexico
  9. 9. It passed in the House of Representatives but not the Senate Created a new political party called the FREE SOIL PARTY
  10. 10. California wants to enter as a free state – this would upset the balance of power between free and slave FREE STATES SLAVE STATES
  11. 11. COMPROMISE OF 1850 – a plan offered by Henry Clay, a senator from Kentucky Henry Clay
  12. 12. <ul><li>Compromise of 1850: </li></ul><ul><li>California enters as a free state and slave trade is abolished in Washington D.C. </li></ul>FREE =
  13. 13. Compromise of 1850: 2) Congress agrees to not pass any laws about banning slavery in areas received in the Mexican War and pass tougher fugitive slaves laws
  14. 15. http://civilwar.gatech.edu/histgis/image2a.jpg SLAVERY IN 1860
  15. 17. DANIEL WEBSTER – Senator from Massachusetts who supports the Compromise of 1850 Daniel Webster
  16. 18. STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS – Senator from Illinois, was in charge of passing the Compromise of 1850 Stephen A Douglas
  17. 19. COMPROMISE OF 1850 – a temporary solution to the free state / slave state debate as the nation grew
  18. 20. THE END

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