History Ch 14 Sec 1 & 2
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John C Calhoun
Senator from South Carolina & the great defender of the Souths rights.
Nicknamed the great compromiser & proposed compromise of 1850.
Massachusetts senator & supported the compromise & urged conciliation.
Michigan Senator who ran for president on popular sovereignty.
Hero of the Mexican War & Whig president who opposed the Compromise of 1850.
Vice President who later supported the compromise of 1850.
Martin Van Buren
Ran for president for a new party called the free-soil party.
Abolitionist Senator from Massachusetts who made a fiery speech.
Congressmen who attacked the senator from Massachusetts with a cane.
Illinois Senator who proposed popular sovereignty in Kansas and Nebraska territories & he wanted to build a railroad from Chicago to the West.
Proposed that any territory gained from Mexico be free states.
Anti-Slavery settler from CT who murdered 5 pros very men in Kansas.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
As a result of the Fugitive Slave Act & wrote uncle toms cabin.
Cruel slave owner in the novel Uncle Toms Cabin.
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