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Location where the first shot if the war between the States fired

Fort Summer

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Belief that each territory can decide on the status of slavery within its borders

Popular sovereignty

3

Acceptance of slavery in the South , rejection of slavery in the territories

Free soiler

4

California Gold rush

Fourty niners

5

Radical southerners

Fire eaters

6

Anti slavery pro business people

Republicans

7

Slave revolt

Secret six

8

Leaving the union

Secession

9

Southern representative who cared a northern senator in the senate chamber

Preston Brooks

10

Constitutional Union candidate in the crucial election of 1860

John Bey

11

Illinois senator who Ws one of the major proponents of popular sovereignty

Stephen Douglas

12

War hero and the first republican candidate for president

John C. Freemont

13

Last democrat, pro compromise president (1857 -1861)

James Buchanan

14

Fanatical antislavery terrorist

John Brown

15

Supreme Court Chief Justice who denied that blacks had citizenship rights

Roger Taney

16

First republican president

Abraham Lincoln

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President of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis

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Southern democrat candidate in the crucial election of 1860

John C. Breckinridge

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This said that slavery must be banned in any territory acquired from Mexico

Willmont provisio

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This stated that could not be banned until a territory became a state

Calhoun resolutions

21

This would ensure that the transcontinental railroad would benefit Illinois

Nebraska Act

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President of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis

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Southern democrat candidate in the crucial election of 1860

John C. Breckinridge

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This said that slavery must be banned in any territory acquired from Mexico

Willmont provisio

25

This stated that could not be banned until a territory became a state

Calhoun resolutions

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This would ensure that the transcontinental railroad would benefit Illinois

Nebraska Act