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1

The Missouri compromise

Tried to balance free and slave states

2

The compromise of 1850

Made California a free state, therefore giving free states an advantage

3

The fugitive slave law of 1850

Forced people to turn escaped slaves over to there masters

4

Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle toms cabin

Helped to change people's view of slavery

5

Kansas nebraska act

Let territories decide for themselves weather or not to have slaves

6

1857 Dread Scott decision

Court said he was not allowed to sue, because he was black

7

One the election without any southern states

Abraham Lincoln

8

Which state was the first to leave the US?

South Carolina

9

Florida

3rd to leave the US

10

Virginia was split in half why?

What number was south Virginia

Half the state wanted to leave, so Abraham Lincoln split it in half, so north Virginia could stay

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11

LA

6

12

7

Texas

13

AL

4

14

AR

9

15

11

North Carolina

16

5

GA

17

TN

10

18

The law of unintended consequences

The cons. didn't talk about slavery