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The Road To The Civil War(1)


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The Road To The Civil War(1)

  1. 1. The Road to the Civil War
  2. 2. How do Nationalism and Sectionalism differ?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Nationalism: feelings of pride and loyalty to a nation. </li></ul><ul><li>Sectionalism: Devotion to the interests of one geographic region over the interests of the country as a whole. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Expanding America <ul><li>Convention of 1818-Set border between United States and Canada at 49'N latitude and West to the Rocky Mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>Adams-Onis Treaty 1819- Gave Florida to the United States in return for Texas. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848 <ul><li>Ended the Mexican/American War and forced Mexico to turn over: California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Texas. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Missouri Compromise <ul><li>Missouri would enter the Union as a slave state. </li></ul><ul><li>Maine would join the Union as a free state, keeping the number of slave and free states equal. </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery would be prohibited in any new territories or states formed north of 36'30'latitude - Missouri's southern border. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Compromise of 1850 <ul><li>California would enter the Union as a free state </li></ul><ul><li>The rest of the Mexican Cession would use popular sovereignty to decide on slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>The government would pay Texas's debts from when it was an independent republic </li></ul><ul><li>The slave trade - but not slavery - would end in the nation's capitol. </li></ul><ul><li>A more effective fugitive slave law would be passed. </li></ul>
  8. 12. Kansas-Nebraska Act <ul><li>A plan that would divide the remainder of the Louisiana Purchase into two territories </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas and Nebraska - and allow the people in each territory to decide on the question of slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>Also override the Missouri Compromise's restriction on slavery </li></ul>