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  1. a movement of many people to a region in which gold has been discovered. Rush in California started in 1848 with 14000 people going to Cali and over 22000 by 1852. Many different ethnic groups including Asians/Chinese, moved to California. With so little workforce in California because everyone was mining gold, Native Americans were mostly turned into slaves and many white vigilanties went "Indain Hunting" and killed thousands of Indians.
  2. a declaration (1854) issued from Ostend, Belgium, by the U.S. ministers to England, France, and Spain, stating that the U.S. would be justified in seizing Cuba if Spain did not sell it to the U.S. When it became public N antislavery were enraged and S didn't want any free states.

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  1. Fugitive Slave ActLike the emergence of the Know-Nothing Party and Liberty Parties, it signaled the inability of the existing parties to contain the political passions slavery was creating. Important part of process that would lead to the collapse of the second party system in the 1850s.