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Millard Fillmore


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Millard Fillmore

  1. 1. Millard Fillmore 13 th president Whig 1850-1852 "An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory."
  2. 2. Gold Rush -1849
  3. 3. Compromise of 1850
  4. 4. Wilmot Proviso <ul><li>David Wilmot of PA </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fugitive Slave Law
  6. 6. Will they follow this law?
  7. 7. U.S. Constitution: Article 4 section 2 <ul><li>No Person held to Service or Labour in one State, under the Laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in Consequence of any Law or Regulation therein, be discharged from such Service or Labour, but shall be delivered up on Claim of the Party to whom such Service or Labour may be due </li></ul>
  8. 8. Uncle Tom’s Cabin <ul><li>Harriet Beecher Stowe- “the little lady who started the war” </li></ul>1852
  9. 9. No More Big 3 <ul><li>Clay (1777-1852) Calhoun (1782-1850) Webster (1782-1852) </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1800-1874 <ul><li>Fillmore will later run for president under the Know-Nothing party </li></ul>