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1

What is sectionalism?

The country breaking apart.

2

What is the Missouri compromise?

An act when there wasn't allowed to be any slaves in the New Mexico territory.

3

What is the Wilmot Proviso?

An act that bans slave trade in the west.

4

What is popular sovereignty?

The idea that the people get to vote on what they want.

5

Who is Zachary Taylor ?

A former general elected as president.

6

What was the free soiler party?

Party which didn't want slavery to expand and just stay where it was.

7

Who was Martin Van Buren?

He was a free soiler that ran for president.

8

What was the compromise if 1850?

When California and Mexico were made free states. Slave trade was also baned.

9

What was the Nashville Convention?

When the southerners came together to chose on succeeding or not.

10

What does irreconcilable mean?

There is no going back.

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What did the Missouri Compromise do?

It put a line dividing slavery at the 36-30.

12

What was the Wilmot Proviso?

It was an act that banned slave trade and there was not allowed to be slaves in the new mexico territory.

13

What is Popular Sovereignty?

The idea that the people got the right to vote on something instead of congress.

14

Who is Zachary Taylor?

A former general that was elected as president.

15

What was the free soil party?

A group with the idea that slavery should not expand and just stay where it presently was.

16

Who is Martin V Buren?

A free soiler who ran for president.

17

What did the compromise of 1850 do?

It made california and mexico free states and also bans the trading of slaves.

18

What was the Nashville Convention?

It was a meeting the south had for the idea of succession.

19

What was the great triumvirate?

A group of men ( daniel webster, henry clay, and john calhoun) expressing what the think should be done.

20

What was important about the election of 1856?

It helped Lincoln become recognized, also sectional politics came up, and it helped the north realized they had enough voters to win this big disagreement.

21

Who was John Brown?

An extremist who raided and freed slaves to help end slavery.

22

What is Harpers Ferry?

The place where john brown rallied and fought to end slavery.