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SA 27: compromise

SA 27: compromiseBy Jessica CraigAnalyze the Missouri Compromise.Missouri and Maine

Slave states vs. free states

Political power

Slavery lawsWhat were the terms of the Missouri Compromise?Missouri enters as a slave state.

Maine enters as a free state.

Prohibited north of 36 degrees 30 latitude

Proposed laws of slavery: importing in Missouri made illegal & children of slaves set free when they were 25.

Politicians in the South- feelings?

Why was it proposed? Why was it necessary?Slave states and free states

Prevent conflict from rising

Missouri and Maine

People dont get mad- everyone is happy!Who proposed it?Henry Clay

What was the Missouri Compromise supposed to address? Trying to create peace between the North and the South

Political power

22 states in the Union: Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois Why did it fail?Power between slave and free states

Peace didnt last long

What were the terms of the Compromise of 1850?Fugitive Slave Act- new slave lawsSlave trade ends in the capital. Slaves still allowed.California entered as a free stateNo interference with District of Columbias slavery policyNew Mexico and Utah decide: Popular SoverigntyTexas debts would be paid by the governmentTexas give land east of the Rio Grande to MexicoCongress have nothing to do with the interstate slave tradeFugitive Slave ActPart of the Compromise of 1850Runaway slaves in the NorthPeople were paid for catching slaves$10/ every slave sent back to the South$5 for every accused free black personFree-born slaves were forced into slaveryCanadaMore protection for the blacksAmended previous Fugitive Slave Act of 1793Why was it proposed?Settle differences


Equal amounts of power in the government

John C Calhouns speechWho proposed it?Henry Clay on January 29 The Great Compromiser

How did the Compromise of 1850 attempt to resolve conflicts over the expansion of slavery? The Great Compromiser


Didnt want the Union to be broken up

Neither side was happy

Why did it fail?Nobody was happy with the outcome.

Fugitive Slave Act had a large impact on the Northerners

Left lots of contention in its wake

Only postponed war

Used to ignite the Civil Ear

What were the terms of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?Proposed in 1854

Allowed being able to choose if slavery was allowed or not

Kansas and Nebraska were annexed

Why was it proposed?Encourage western movement

Transcontinental railroad

Republicans: non-slavery in the west

Mostly benefited the North

Who proposed it?Stephen A Douglas- Democrat from Illinois

Why were antislavery Northerners angry about the Kansas-Nebraska Act?Repealed Missouri Compromise

Not a permanent law

Slavery away from them

My way or the highway viewpointWhy did it fail?Pretty much deleted the Missouri Compromise

Balance and equality was broken

Peace and War democrats

Political power

North and South became angry

What occurred in Kansas?Kansas wanted to vote immediately.Votes leaned towards the free state optionPro-slavery people moved into Kansas to try and overwhelm the voting systemMobsRiotsDesperate thingsDestruction of property and homesFree State Hotel burnedLoss of about 200 people and about 2 million dollars in property damageHow did Northerners and Southerners react to events involving Kansas?Northerners sent settlers to Kansas to make it a free state.

South heard that 20,000 Northerners were moving to Kansas, sent troops into Kansas to vote.

Fought for control of KansasWhat were the consequences?200 people were lost

About 2 million dollars were lost in damage to property

David Atchison with the bayonet and with blood [and if necessary] to kill every [white out] abolitionist in the district.

Several attacks, mobs, riots, etc.

Kansas only became a state after the slave states seceded.