8th grade social studies ch 15.2

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wrote uncle tom's cabin

harriet beecher stowe

the 1850 law that would help slaveowners recapture runaway slaves

Fug slave act

under the fug slave act, people accused of being fugs could be held without this

an arrest warrant

people accused of being fugs had no right to this

jury trial

fed commissioners received this amt of money for returning slaves

$10

fed commissioners received this amt of money for releasing slaves

$5

southerners felt that the FSA was justified because of this

slaves were considered to be property

why northerners resented the FSA

it required them to help search for runaway slaves, it placed fines on them if they didn't cooperate, and it jailed them if they helped slaves escape.

because of this, the northerners could no longer ignore the fact that by supporting this, they played an important role in slavery

The Fugitive Slave Act

year that Uncle Tom's Cabin was written

1852

many who drafted this bill to organize territorial governments for the nebraska territory in 1854

Stephen A Douglas

the nebraska territory would be divided into this

Nebraska and Kansas

to get southern support of the K-N Act, this happened

Stephen A Douglas decided to allow the territories to decide if they wanted to be a free or slave state

this act would repeal the missouri comp

the kansas-nebraska act

in march 1855, there were more proslavery settlers than antislavery settlers in the territory. But the proslavery forces didn't want to risk losing the election so this happened

5000 Missourians crossed the Kansas border to vote in the election illegally

in may a porslavery mob attacked this town and destroyed offices and the house of the governor of the antislavery government

Lawrence, KS

the attack in lawrence was called this

sack of Lawrence

to avenge the sack of lawrence, this man and seven other men went to the cabins of several proslavery people and murdered 5 people. This became known as the Pottawotomie Massacre.

John Brown

the civil war in kansas that lasted for three years

Bleeding Kansas

in the spring of 1856, this man delivered a speech attacking the proslavery forces in Kansas and made fun of A.P. Butler, a south carolina senator

Charles Sumner of Massachusetts

This man defended Butler and the south by hitting Charles Sumner with his cane over 30 times

Preston Brooks

the attack on charles sumner became known as this

Bleeding Sumner

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