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-didn't want slavery
-don't want slaves to take away land and jobs in the west
-think slavery is immoral
-slavery is protected by constitution (property)
-slavery is profitable
-doing a favor for the slaves (inferior)
Why did the south believe that they could take their slaves anywhere?
Because constitutionally, slaves are property and you have a right to property
What was the Tallmadge Amendment?
-no new slaves
- slaves 25+ were slaves for life
-slaves 25- were free at 25
What was Clay's compromise? (1)
-Missouri is a slave state
-Maine is a free state
-36/30 line-southern boundary of Missouri
What does South Carolina do to oppose the tariff?
1) Nullifies the tariff
2) Threaten to secede
3) If they are fought against they will fight back and raise militia
What is Clay's compromise? (2)
1) Gradual reduction of tariffs
2) SC has to nullify the nullification and see Federal law over state law
Why were the tribes considered civilized?
Speak English, Christianity, Private Property, Own Republican Government
What did Jackson do to the Native Americans?
Sends an army to remove them in 1838
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