Oct 30 2016
Slavery in U.S. focusing on Lincoln and Stephen speeches
The African slavery started in North America in 1619 at Virginia. In 1936, American built the 1st slave ship launched from Massachusetts. The proslavery and antislavery had the battle in out frequently with violent outcomes in making the opposition expand to slavery to became the defining issue for the Republic Party. Both Lincoln and Stephen speeches’ had a historical explanation of the United States and analysis of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Lincoln speech had some significant on the slavery issue. Those who were defending slavery included economics, religion, legality, and history to further their arguments.
Lincoln and Stephen Alexander both delivered speeches about Kansas-Nebraska Act. Stephen in U.S was the architect of legislation which stated that it was of choice for settlers in the new territories on the option to adopt slavery or not. This was the violation of …show more content…
This was seen mainly in New Mexico and Utah in the Compromise of 1850. Stephen had a belief that popular sovereignty was going to give an easy solution to a heated issue. In result, it only encouraged the sectional tensions that were later lead to the Civil War. The passage of the Kansas- Nebraska Act in northern Illinois was incorporated with a wider spread of hostility. In 1854, Stephen was moved to fight for the legislation which he had passed through congress. During 3 October 1854, he put forward that the rightness of the act was lying in the principle of self-government. This was extending slavery to the people themselves. He also stated that popular sovereignty was not resulting in the extension of slavery as the soil and climate in both Nebraska and Kansas to staple crops such as tobacco and