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Compromises Causes and Motivations of the Civil War KM
Review for section on our test on Expanding America
Terms in this set (17)
36 30 Line
Boundary used to divide the Louisiana Purchase into free and slave territory
Fugitive Slave Act
allowed slave catchers to take runaway slaves back to the South and punished people who helped runaways
where the slave selling was made against the law
Missouri Compromise of 1820
Maine=free,Missouri=slave, 36 30 line divides new territory
Compromise of 1850
DC slave trade banned, CA=free, UT & NM=voting on slavery, New fugitive slave act
the belief that states had rights and powers to govern themselves
loyalty to a state or section rather than to the whole country
House Divided Speech
Speech made by Lincoln stating that the country will not be half slave or half free
Dred Scott Supreme Court Case
ruling that stated the government can't limit where you own property and that slaves have no rights at all
attempted to start a slave uprising at Harper's Ferry, died for the anti slavery cause
Confederate States of America
States that seceded and became a separate nation
States that had slavery but did not secede and join the Confederate States .
States that did not join the Confederate States
reason an individual would join the army
Soldiers were paid to fight in the army.
you don't want to be the only one left behind
joining the army to defend your home or reputation.
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