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Chapter 15 Pre-Civil War

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an exaggerated loyalty to a particular part of a country
New Mexico
has no restrictions on slavery. Popular sovereignty is the deciding factor on the issue of slavery
Missouri Compromise
Henry Clay proposed this. Missouri becomes a slave state and Maine becomes a free state.
David Wilmot
Thought that slavery should be prohibited in the new territory taken from Mexico
John C. Calhoun
Thought that the territories should decide on the issue of slavery. Popular sovereignty.
Compromise of 1850
Henry Clay proposed this.
1. California=free state
2. New Mexico has no restrictions on slavery.
3. New Mexico-Texas border issue is in favor of NM
4. Slave trade is abolished in D.C
5. Stronger Fugitive slave law
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
Undid the Missouri compromise
John Brown
Abolitionist that believed that God chose him to help abolish slavery.
Planned to seize the federal arsenal in Harper's Ferry and, with the help of slaves, start a rebellion.
Fredrick Douglass
Former slave who escaped and became an abolitionist. Can read and write.
State Rights (Slavery)
What were the reasons the south listed to justify Secession from the United States of America?
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote this about the evils of slavery.
The Dred Scott Decision
Supreme Court ruled that slaves were property, therefore they have no rights.
Henry Clay
The Great Compromiser
The Fugitive Slave Law
required citizens to help catch runaway slaves
Border Ruffians
Missourians that ran along the border of Kansas and often used threats and intimidation to effect the vote over slavery
A person who dies for a great cause
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederacy
Bleeding Kansas
Pro-slavery and Anti-slavey forces duke out during the settling of Kansas. Two governments, two capitals
Attack on Fort Sumter
"Spark" of the Civil War. Took place in Charleston, South Carolina. Southerners attacked the Fort.

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