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Why was Uncle Tom's Cabin important?
People in the North who had never even thought about the evils of slavery become abolitionists.
Kansas-Nebraska Act 1854
This becomes a law - End to the peace of the Compromise of 1850 - Reopened the slavery issue!!
Explain how John Brown sought revenge.
John Brown, a fervent abolitionist, sought revenge. He led his four sons to a proslavery settlement along Pottawatomie Creek. They murdered five men by splitting open their heads. Over 200 people were killed.
What happened when Charles Sumner made insulting comments about Preston Brook's uncle, Andrew Butler?
Congressman Brooks came into the Senate chamber and attacked Sumner. - Sumner-Brooks Affair of 1856
What is the significance of the Sumner-Brooks Affair of 1856?
It revealed rising level of hostility between North and South
What year was the Missouri Compromise written, and under whom was it written?
1820 - President Monroe
What are the 3 provisions to the Missouri Compromise (1820)?
1. Maine was admitted as a free state.
2. Missouri was admitted as a slave state.
3. Slavery would not be allowed in the rest of the Louisiana Purchase north of the 36 30 line.
What was popular sovereignty?
The people rule! Every territory could decide whether it wanted to be slave or free.
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