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What was the Wilmot Proviso?

Proposal that would ban slavery in any land that the U.S. acquired from Mexico but never passed

1

Who won the Election of 1848?

Zachary Taylor

2

What was the name for the bills that dealt with slavery in the states added since the
Missouri Compromise?

Compromise of 1850

3

What required all citizens to help catch runaway slaves in 1850?

The fugitive slave act

4

Anyone who aided a fugitive slave could be, what two things?

Fined or put in prison

5

What did the enforcement of this act do?

Caused more anger in the north

6

What increased the amount of territory open to slaveholding in the U.S.?
What is popular sovereignty?

Kansa-Nebraska act

Letting people choose for themselves about an issue

7

Which territory was the first to have blood shed over slavery?

Kanas

8

Who was the violent abolitionist that believed God had chosen him to end slavery?

John brown

9

What happened in the Sumner Brooks Incident?
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Lashed those out against slavery

10

What did Antislavery Whigs & Democrats, and Free Soilers join together to become?

Republican Party

11

Who did Dred Scott sue?

His owner

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What did the Dred Scott Decision do to the nation?

Divided the nation even more

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Who was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court that ruled on the Dred Scott case?

Roger b Taney

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According to the Dred Scott Decision, what did the Constitution do?

Protected slavery

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What Senate race became the center of national attention?

Lincoln and Douglas debate

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What party was each candidate a part of?

Republic- Lincoln
Democrats-Douglas

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What was the main topic of the debates during that election?

Slavery

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Who won the Illinois Senate race?

Douglas