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1

Who came up with the compromise of 1850?

Henry Clay

2

What are the parts of the compromise of 1850 for the North?(2)

California admitted as a free states
Slave trade abolished in Washington D.C.

3

What are the parts of the compromise of 1850 for the South?(3)

New Mexico and Utah Territories organized under popular sovereignty
Federal government assumed Texa's debt; Texas game up western land claims
A more effective Fugitive Slave Law

4

What is a nickname for the Fugitive Slave Law?

the man stealing act

5

When does William Lloyd Garrison want freedom of slaves?

"now"

6

What does Uncle Tom's Cabin do?

split the North and South even more

7

Who introduced the Kansas Nebraska act?

Stephen Douglas

8

What did the Kansas Nebraska act allow?

popular sovereignty

9

Why is there a mass rush into the Kansas territory?

whichever group has more people will gain that state as either a free or a slave state

10

How did the two groups interact in Kansas?

through fighting

11

Who attacks in the Sack of Lawrence?

proslavery forces

12

Who did John Brown raid and where?

a few proslavery people on the Pottawatomiea Creek

13

Was Sumner proslavery or antislavery?

antislavery

14

Was Brooks reelected and supported by South Carolina?

yes

15

Who is Dred Scott, the slave, named after?

Winfield Scott

16

Did Dred Scott eventually gain freedom even after being denied freedom by the courts?

yes

17

What did the supreme court make unconstitutional on the issue of slavery?

the missouri Comprimise

18

What political office were the Lincoln Douglas debates for?

Senate

19

What did John Brown predict?

slavery cannot be removed without blood shed

20

What is the main factor of Lincoln's victory in the election?

the democratic party had two canidates

21

What was the first state to leave the union?

South Carolina

22

What is the purpose of the Crittenden Compromise?

to keep the union together

23

By the senatorial campaign of 1858 many Americans believed that the nations democratic institutions would provide what?

a lasting political solution to the issues associated with slavery

24

How successful was the Compromise of 1850?

it failed to come to grips with several important issues

25

The law passed in 1850 that generated emotional opposition in the North was the what?

new fugitive slave law

26

One warning in 1852 of a coming crisis was the what?

difficulty the political parties had in selecting their presidential nominees.

27

The federal legislation that pushed the national party system into crisis was the

Kansas Nebraska Act

28

In her letter to her sister, Florella Adair indicated what?

free-soil men faced being murdered by pro slavery ruffians

29

Nativist politics in the 1850's were shaped by the

Know Nothings

30

With the election of 1856, the Republican party did what?

established themselves as a viable political party