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What were the effects of the Compromise of 1850?
(1)California became a state
(2)New Mexico and Utah became territories
(3)Texas lost territories to the North and West
(4)Texas received $10,000,000
(5)Slave trade ended in Washington D.C.
(6)the South received its Fugitive State Law
What was the 13th amendment?
-abolished slavery
Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
What was the 14th amendment?
-kept people from holding political office if they served in the Confederacy until they were approved by office
-cancelled Confederacy's debt
-"All persons born in the U.S. are citizens of the U.S."
What was the 15th amendment?
-governments in the United States may not prevent a citizen from voting because of his race, color, or previous condition of servitude (slavery).
What was the 16th amendment?
-The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.
What were the effects of the Constituion of 1824?
-established a states rights government
-placed the province of Texas in the Mexican state of Coahuila de Tejas
What were the effects of the Law of April 6, 1830?
-passed in efforts to control Texas colonists, especially Anglos
-outlawed immigration from U.S. to Texas
-cancelled all empresarial grants that had not been fulfilled
-slaves could no longer be brought to Mexico to work in the fields for Anglo American colonists