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foreshadowing of Civi war; Sc wanted to nullify federal law within their state.
outlawed slavery in the Louisiana purchase other than in Missouri-angered the South
South was not economically self sufficient; depended on north capital, manufactured goods and marketings facilities.
allowed settles to decide whether or not to allow slavery into their territory/state.
wanted to organize territory(kansas Nebraska) to start building a transcontinental RR.
Rabid anti-slavery zealot, led raid on Harper's Ferry, murdered slave owners in cold blood.got HUNGED
Roger Taney was Chief Justice; Court Fist had to decide of Scott was a citizen or not.
Hinton Rowan Helper Helperism
Wrote "The impending crisis of the South" which called for lower class whites to abolish slavery.
Popular due to its position on slavery in the territories, it was a Northern party.
Confederated government didn't have enough power to rule effectively, it was all given to the States: they did NOT have a strong central government.
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