Flashcards in Ch 18 Deck (46)
The _______ _______ divided the rest of the Louisiana Purchase into free and and slave territory along the latitude __' __'
The ______ ______ stated that neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in the land acquired from the _______ _______.
The wilmot proviso passed in the _____ __ ________ but died in the ______.
House of representatives
________ is when people favor interests of one region over the interests of the country as a whole.
________ ________ would allow voters in a territory to decide whether they want to allow slavery or ban slavery.
What political group party was formed in 1848 by thousands of anti slavery northerners who supported the wilmot proviso?
Free soil party
Who was nicknamed the "great compromiser?"
The _______ __ _____ allowed California to enter the union as a free state.
Compromise of 1850
The _______ ___ ______ divided the mexican cession into ______ and ________ territories where slavery would be determined by ________ _______.
Compromise of 1850
Texas and new mexico
The ______ ______ _____ made it a federal crime to help runaway slaves and was supported by _______.
Fugitive slave act
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriet beecher stowe
Who won the democratic nomination for president in 1852?
_______ _______ was the whig candidate in 1852 and lost to _____.
_______ _______ was a senator from Illinois who wanted to build a trans - america railroad.
The ______ ______ ____ would divide the rest of the Louisiana purchase into the 2 territories ______ and ______ would decide the slavery question.
Kansase Nebraska Act
______ _______ was the phrase used to describe the slavery related bloodshed in Kansas territory.
______ ______ felt it was his duty to punish pro slavery kansans and killed a bunch of them at the ______ ______.
______ ______ received a major beat - down by _____ _____ with a cane in the senate.
The ______ party was formed by democrats, whigs, free soilers, and abolitionists in 1854.
In the election of 1856, democrats could not nominate anyone associated with the _____ _____ _____ so they nominated Pennsylvania congress man ______ ______.
Kansas nebraska act
Republicans were seen as a ______ issue party and nominated _______ for president in 1856.
John C Fremont
_______ won the election of 1856.
________ was a slave who sued for his freedom.
What are the 3 major issues the supreme court had to decide in the Dred Scott case?
1) the court had to rule on whether scott was a citizen in the us
2) the court had to decide if the time he had spent living on free soil made him free
3) the court had to decide whether the ban on slavery in parts of the lousiana purchase was constitutional
_________ was the chief justice of the supreme court during the Dred Scott case who determined that slaves were ______ ______.
Roger B Taney
________ ran against ________ for the Illinois senate seat in 1856.
How many times did they have formal debates?
The freeport doctrine was _______'s position on slavery and said that it did not matter what the _______ court said about slavery and put the control of slavery in the hands of _______________.
_________ was a radical abolitionist who led the attack on a federal arsenal at ______________.