name the 1857 Kansas constitution which made the North-South conflict worse.
Panic of 1857
the slogan "Bread or Death," 5,000 business failures, and high unemployment were factors in this financial crisis.
many Kansas pioneers of the 1850s carried the deadly new breech loading Sharps rifles named after the prominent clergyman who helped raise the money to buy them.
the force in 1860 that was at work in Italy, Germany, and Poland that was also at work in the South.
delegates from the cotton states
the group that walked out of the Charleston Democratic party nominating convention in 1860.
Harpers Ferry, Virginia
in October 1859, John Brown seized this federal arsenal.
the president who hopelessly divided the only national party left in 1857 with his weak stand on the Kansas constitution.
the winner of the 1860 election with a minority of the popular vote but 180 of 303 electoral votes.
John J. Crittenden
the Kentucky senator who proposed Constitutional amendments in December 1860 to try to prevent secession and war.
the Mississippi senator and West Pointer chosen as president of the Confederacy.
the principle of the Declaration of Independence which seemed in 1860 to apply to the South and top justify secession.
Stephen A. Douglas
the northern senator who sacrificed possible support by pushing for a fair constitution for Kansas.
Stephen Douglas's position that popular sovereignty took precedence over the Dred Scott decision was given this name.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
dismayed by the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law, this author was determined to awaken the North to the wickedness of slavery.
John C. Fremont
the Republican party's first chance at the presidency was in 1856 when they nominated this man.
Homestead Act of 1860
the push in the 1850s for free land for people willing to work it and develop it themselves resulted in this legislation.
The Impending Crisis of the South
the book written in 1857 by Hinton R. Helper in which he attempted to prove that the non-slaveholding whites were the ones who suffered most from slavery.
the common name for the anti-foreign, nativist American party that nominated Millard Fillmore for president in 1856.
tensions reached a breaking point in 1856 in Kansas when a group of pro-slavery raiders burned this town.
the Constitutional Union party, fearing for the union in 1860, nominated this man for president.
surpluses from tariff revenues in the 1850s resulted in lower duties in the tariff of this year.
the series of political events that have historical significance that occurred during the Illinois senatorial election of 1858.
Preston "Bully" Brooks
the cane-wielding House member who attacked an abolitionist senator in 1856.
New England Emigrant Aid Company
the most famous of the anti-slavery organizations which sent 2,000 pioneers to Kansas in 1854 to forestall it from becoming a slave state.
the Kansas problem became worse in 1856 when a band of abolitionists butchered five men who were allegedly proslaveryites here.
the political party whose 1860 platform called for free soil, non-extension of slavery, protective tariffs, a Pacific railroad, and publicly funded internal improvements.
the 1857 Supreme Court case that ruled that Congress had no powers to ban slavery from the territories.
the winner of the 1856 presidential election.
The state that voted unanimously to secede during a special convention in December 1860
John C. Breckenridge
the man nominated for president in 1860 by the southern Democrats.
the Massachusetts abolitionist senator who was beaten by a came-wielding House member (Preston Brooks) in 1856.
Uncle Tom's Cabin
no other novel in American history can be compared with this as a political force. To millions it made slavery appear almost as evil as it really was.