History: The Compromise of 1850

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Mnemonic device
Florida State nominates California
Florida
Fugitive slave law will be enforced: If runaway slaves are found, they MUST be returned to their masters.
State
Slaves are not allowed to be sold or bought in D.C.
Nominates
New Mexico and Utah are territories with popular sovereignty.
California
California enters the Union as a free state.
Popular sovereignty
The majority wins. (UT and NM vote on whether or not to be a slave or free territory)