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Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin
Greatly strengthend northern antislavery feeling
p. 420
Hinton R. Helper's "The Impending Crisis of the South" contended that
Slavery deeply harmed the poor whites of the South
p. 421
The conflict over slavery in Kansas
Was greatly escalated by abolitionist-funded settlers and proslavery "border ruffians" from Missouri
p. 422
As presented to Congress, the Lecompton Constitution provided for
a statewide referendum on slavery to be held after Kansas's admission to the Union ???
p. 422
The fanatical abolitionist John Brown made his first entry into vioent antislavery politics by
Killing five proslavery settlers at Pottawatomie Creek, Kansas
p. 423
The Summer-Brooks affair revealed
How dangerously inflamed passions over slavery were becoming in both North and South
p. 424
The election of 1856 was most noteworthy for
the Democrats' suprising loss of the White House
p. 425
In the Dred Scott decision, the Supreme Court
Avoided controversy by ruling that the slave Dred Scott had no right to sue in federal court
p. 426
The panic of 1857 encouraged the South to believe that
its economy was fundamentally stronger than that of the North
p. 428
A key issue in the Lincoln-Douglas debates was
whether the people of a territory could prohibit slavery in light of the Dred Scott decision
p. 430
The South was particularly enraged by the John Brown affair because
the believed Brown's violent abolitionist sentiments were shared by the whole North
p. 432
In the campaign of 1860, the Democratic Party
Split in two, with each faction nominating its own presidential candidate
p. 434
Lincoln won the presidency
with an electoral majority derivved only from the North
p. 436
Within two months after the election of Lincoln,
seven southern states had seceded and formed the Confederate States of America
p. 438
Lincoln rejected the proposed Crittenden Compromise because
it permitted the further extension of slavery south of the liine 36'30''
p. 439