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The _______ _______ divided the rest of the Louisiana Purchase into free and and slave territory along the latitude __' __'

Missouri compromise
36' 30'

1

The ______ ______ stated that neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in the land acquired from the _______ _______.

Wilmot priviso
Mexican cession

2

The wilmot proviso passed in the _____ __ ________ but died in the ______.

House of representatives
Senate

3

________ is when people favor interests of one region over the interests of the country as a whole.

Sectionalism

4

________ ________ would allow voters in a territory to decide whether they want to allow slavery or ban slavery.

Popular sovereignty

5

What political group party was formed in 1848 by thousands of anti slavery northerners who supported the wilmot proviso?

Free soil party

6

Who was nicknamed the "great compromiser?"

Henry clay

7

The _______ __ _____ allowed California to enter the union as a free state.

Compromise of 1850

8

The _______ ___ ______ divided the mexican cession into ______ and ________ territories where slavery would be determined by ________ _______.

Compromise of 1850
Texas and new mexico
Popular soveignty

9

The ______ ______ _____ made it a federal crime to help runaway slaves and was supported by _______.

Fugitive slave act
Southerners

10

Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?

Harriet beecher stowe

11

Who won the democratic nomination for president in 1852?

Franklin pierce

12

_______ _______ was the whig candidate in 1852 and lost to _____.

Winfield Scott
Pierce

13

_______ _______ was a senator from Illinois who wanted to build a trans - america railroad.

Stephen douglas

14

The ______ ______ ____ would divide the rest of the Louisiana purchase into the 2 territories ______ and ______ would decide the slavery question.

Kansase Nebraska Act
Kansas Nebraska

15

______ _______ was the phrase used to describe the slavery related bloodshed in Kansas territory.

Bleeding kansas

16

______ ______ felt it was his duty to punish pro slavery kansans and killed a bunch of them at the ______ ______.

John Brown
Pottawomie massacre

17

______ ______ received a major beat - down by _____ _____ with a cane in the senate.

Charles sumner
Preston brooks

18

The ______ party was formed by democrats, whigs, free soilers, and abolitionists in 1854.

Republicans

19

In the election of 1856, democrats could not nominate anyone associated with the _____ _____ _____ so they nominated Pennsylvania congress man ______ ______.

Kansas nebraska act
James buchanan

20

Republicans were seen as a ______ issue party and nominated _______ for president in 1856.

Single
John C Fremont

21

_______ won the election of 1856.

Buchanan

22

________ was a slave who sued for his freedom.

Dred scott

23

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

24

_________ was the chief justice of the supreme court during the Dred Scott case who determined that slaves were ______ ______.

Roger B Taney
Not citizens

25

________ ran against ________ for the Illinois senate seat in 1856.

Lincoln
Stephen douglas

26

How many times did they have formal debates?

7

27

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 _______________.

Douglas
Supreme
American citizens

28

_________ was a radical abolitionist who led the attack on a federal arsenal at ______________.

John brown
Harpers ferry

29

__________ led the federal troops who captured john brown.

Robert e lee