Flashcards in Chapter 11 sec 2 and 3 quiz Deck (11):
what forced the old question of wether or not slavery would be allowed in the territories?
newly acquired land
who were the three people and where were they from who helped make the compromises?
John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, Henry Clay of Kentucky, and Daniel Webster of Massachusetts
what did clay propose?
the compromise of 1850
what was the first thing in the comrpomise of 1850
congress would admit california as a free state
what was the second thing in the compromise of 1850
people in new mexico and utah and popular soverignty
what was the third thing in the compromise of 1850
congress abolish the sale of slaves in DC
what was the fourth thing in the compromise of 1850
slavery itself would stay legal in DC
what was the fifth thing in the compromise of 1850
fugitive slave act
what did the fugitive slave act ask?
order all US citizens to assist in the return of enslaved people who had escaped
what is nativism?
movement to ensure that native born americans receive better treatment than immigrants