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13 Cards in this Set

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Who proposed to prohibit slavery to expand into newly acqured Mexican Territories?
Wilmot Proviso
What treaty established a border between US and Mexico as Rio Grande River?
Treay of Quadalupe-Hidalgo
What person from the whig party was elected president in 1848?
Zachary Taylor
What were Zackary Taylor's political beliefs?
opposed secession and supported admission of California as a free state
In what year did California apply for admission into the union as a free state?
Who is known as the "Great Compromiser"?
Henry Clay
Fugitive Slave Law
allowed slave owners to pursue runaway slaves into northern territories and states
Who established the underground railroad?
Harriot Tubman
After the Fugitive Slave Law was passed, what as the only option left?
Escaping into Canada
Popular sovereignty
majority rule
Who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin"?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Who supported the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and why?
abolitionists in the north, it depicted the "evils of slavery" in the south by overseers and plantation owners
Who proposed the Kansas-Nebraska act in 1854?
Senator Lewis Cass (Michigan)