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1

List 4 areas that the North led the South before the Civil war

Industrialized
transportation
communications
populations

2

wilmot proviso

Pennyslviania democrat David Wilmot
Slavery would not exist in any territory that the US would receive from a war with Mexico, Nor utah and New mexico

3

Why did Northernener favor the Wilmot Proviso

The south didn't help them so they won't help the south

4

List the 5 parts of the compromise of 1850

-California admitted as a free state
-Popular soverignty- Utah and New mexico territories
- New Fugitive slave law
-Burned the sale of slaves in the DC- but didn't ban it all together
- Texas, New mexico boundary dispute settled for 10 mill

5

what man put the compromise together

Henry Clay

6

Which man favored the Compromise of 1850 other than Henry Clay

Daniel Webster

7

Which man opposed it

John C Calhoun

8

How did Stephen A get the compromise passed

He out each one of the compromises for a single vote not all together. Taylor died and Fillmore took over

9

Fugitive slave act

-Those accused were given a hearing before federal commissioner
-A slave owner only need to issue a statement that a person was a runaway slave
-Anyone convicted of helping a runaway slave was subject to 1,000 dollars fine and imporsonment for 6 months

10

Ungerground railroad

a secret network of people to avoid runaway slaves
-conductors
-stations
-sing and singlas- candle in window
-" Friend of a friend"

11

Who was the most famous conductor

Harriet tubman

12

Who was the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet beecher stowe

13

How did this novel polarize the nation over the question of slavery

She tells it how it really is in the south. North finally understood how it was in the South. South though thought she was taking a shot at them

14

The right of residents of a territory to vote on slavery for themselves

Popular Sovereignty

15

Kansas Nebraska act

Douglas proposed the bill in congress
Divided the area into 2 territories of kansas and nebraska

16

Why was Kansas called Bleeding Kansas

Lots of violence "the crimes against kansas" brooks hit sumner with his cane

17

Favoring native born americans over immigrants

Nativisim

18

Who were the three men that made up the "new guard" in the united states seneate

William H Seward NY
Jefferson Davis Mississippi
Stephen A douglas Illiniois

19

What type of laws was passed in nine states to combatt the new fugitive slave law

personal liberty laws

20

What was the name of the act that was proposed by Stephen A. Douglas that split the allowed for popular sovereignty in the remainder of the Louisiana Purchase

Kansas Nebraska Act