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When Missouri asked to enter the Union what kind of a state did it want to be?
a slave state
What was the problem that would be caused by the admission of Missouri to the Union?
x
If Missouri were allowed to enter the Union who would have a majority in the Senate?

Therefore what group fought against letting Missouri into the union?
South


North
In a 3rd part of the Missouri Compromise a line was drawn dividing the rest of the Louisiana Territory into free territory and slave territory.

Where was this line located?
36 degree latitude and 30 degree north
Who was the man that suggested drawing this Line that divided the rest of Louisianna territory into free territory and slave territory?
Jesse James
Name the Pennsylvania-Senator that called for a law banning slavery in lands won in the Mexican War?
David Wilmot
What was the name of the name of the law that Wilmot wanted to pass to bann slavery in lands won in the Mexican War?

Was the law passed?
Wilmot Provision

No
Southerners were united in their support for ___________.
Slavery
Northerners saw the south as ____________.
A foreign country.
1. The issue of slavery came up again when what new state asked to enter the Union?

2. what kind of state did it want to be
1. california

2. free
Name the Missouri Senator that supported California's request to enter
the union.
Thomas Benton
What Senator Opposed California's request to enter the Union?
Henry Foote
What was threatened when California asked to enter the Union as a free state?
Balance of power
Who was the South Carolina Senator that refused to compromise on the issue of slavery in the western territories.
John Calhoun
Who was the senator that worked with Henry Clay to save the union? (stop the states from seceding)
Daniel Webster
What do we call a war between the people of the same country?
civil war
Four parts of the Compromise of 1850:
1. California allowed in Union as free state
2. rest of mexico was divided into territories
3. slave trade ended in washington
4. strict fugitive slave law was passed
In the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 what
were the punishmens for helping or letting a fugitive slave escape?
$1,000. fine
jail for 6 months
Since African Americans were afraid of the Fugitive Slave Law what did they do when they were freed.
Flee to Canada
Who was the name of the slave that was in the book Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Tom
He was bought by a man named_____________
simon leagree
What happened to the slave in the end?
He dies
1. senator that called for a law banning slavery in lands won in Mexican war?
3. senator that worked to get Henry Clay's plan to save the union WHEN HENRY CLAY BECAME ILL.
4. senator who OPPOSED CALIFORNIA's REQUEST to enter the union?
X
He was bought by a man named_____________
.
1. Senator that opposed California entering the union?

2. Senator that supported california entering the union?
1. Henry Foote

2. Thomas Benton
1. senator that worked with Henry Clay
to save the Union?

2. south carolina senator that refused to compromise on slavery in western territories?
1. Daniel Webster

2. John Calhoun
What was the name of the plan to solve the problem of Missouri becoming a state?
Missouri compromise
what was the plan for California to solve the problem of becoming a free state?
compromise of 1850
What was the main goal of the republican party?
to keep slavery out of the western territories.
The compromise of 1850 did not solve future slave problems. Nnow Nebraska a free state was to be added to the union.
What group did not want another free state
Southern whites
WHY WOULD THEY DECIDE TO DIVIDE THE TERRITORY?
SO THAT IT WOULD NOT CHANGE THE BALANCE OF POWER
THIS DIVISION OF POWER WAS CALLED __________
THE KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT
HOW WOULD EACH TERRITORY DECIDE THE ISSUE OF SLAVERY
THE PEOPLE WOULD DECIDE BY POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY
AFTER NEBRASKA TERRITORY WAS DIVIDED WHAT WERE THE NAMES OF THE TWO TERRITORIES
NEBRASKA AND KANSAS
WHAT GROUP OPPOSED THE KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT
NORTHERNERS
WHY DID THE NORTHERNERS DISAGREE WITH IT
BECAUSE NOW THEY FELT THAT SLAVERY CAN SPREAD TO OTHER AREAS WHERE THERE WASNT SLAVERY
PROSLAVERY GROUPS THAT CROSSED THE BORDER FROM MISSOURI AND OFTEN FOUGHT WITH ANTISLAVERY FORCES WERE CALLED
BORDER RUFFIANS
THERE WAS SO MUCH VIOLENCE THE TERRITORY CAME KNOWN AS________
BLEEDING KANSAS
SINCE SCOTT WAS TAKEN TO A FREE STATE HIS LAWYER SAID HE SHOULD BE FREE BECAUSE _____________
HE LIVED IN A FREE STATE
WHAT DID THE SUPREME COURT SAY REGARDING THE DRED SCOTT DECISION
SINCE HE WAS A SLAVE HE WAS NOT ENTITLED TO FILE A LAWSUIT

SLAVES WERE PROPERTY AND COULD BE TAKEN ANYWHERE BY THEIR OWNERS
THE DECISION BY SUPREME COURT BASICALLY SAID THERE ARE NO FREE STATES BECAUSE SLAVES ARE OWNED PROPERTY AND ALTHOUGH THEY WERE TAKEN TO A FREE STATE THEY REMAINED SLAVES.
.
WHY DID PROSLAVERY AND ANTISLAVERY PEOPLE MOVE INTO KANSAS.
SINCE IT WAS BY POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY(WHAT THE MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE WANTED) THE PROSLAVERY PEOPLE WANTED MORE PROSLAERY VOTES AND THE ANTISLAVERY PEOPLE WANTED MORE ANTISLAVERY VOTES.
LINCOLN AND STEPHEN DOUGLAS HAD DEBATES.

LINCOLN AND DOUGLAS FOUGHT FOR WHAT SEAT?
SENATE SEAT IN ILLINOIS
WHEN BROWN ATTACKED THE ARNY ARSENAL
WHAT WAS HE GOING TO DO WITH THE WEAPONS
HE WAS GOING TO GIVE THE WEAPONS TO THE SLAVES IN THAT AREA
WHAT HAPPENED TO JOHN BROWN
HE WAS CAPTURED, TRIED IN COURT AND PUT TO DEATH.
There were three candidates for the predicency during the election of 1860. one for republicans, one for northern democrats, one for southern democrat and one for constitudional union

who were they
lincoln- republican
douglas - northern democrat
breckinridge - southern democrat
bell - constitutional union
what did all these parties stand for
-republican - no slavery
-norther democrat - popular sovereignty
-southern democrat - slavery in the new territories
-constitutional union - keep the union together
where was the site of the first shots of the civil war
fort sumter