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nov 26th lecture - OUTLINE:CONFLICT OVER SLAVERY IN THE...

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OUTLINE:CONFLICT OVER SLAVERY IN THE TERRITORIES For the lecture, click here A. Background: THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE : This was about the disposition of territory from the Louisiana Purchase The Tallmadge Amendment the 36' 30 line (based on the Northwest Ordinance of 1787) B. THE MEXICAN CESSION: Territories taken from the war w/ Mexico 1. The Wilmot Proviso, 1846 2. Calhoun's Common Property Doctrine 3. Popular Sovereignty 4. The Compromise of 1850 5. Election of 1852 Ran Winfield Scott 2. Free Soil Party Ran John Hale of New Hampshire 3. Democrats Ran Franklin Pierce 6. "Bleeding Kansas," 1854 The Lecompton Constitution
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The Topeka Constitution Pottawatomie Creek 7. The Brooks-Sumner incident . 8. the Fugitive Slave Act controversy Personal liberty laws 1854 Anthony Burns 1856 Margaret Garner (For the original story of this in the Cincinnati Inquirer see: http://www.enquirer.com/editions/1998/10/02/loc_w_slave02.html ) Vigilance committees 9. 1856: Next presidential election: . Whigs fail to run a candidate The American Party, the "Know Nothings" Ran Millard Fillmore, A new party on the scene--the Republicans Ran John C. Fremont Democrats dumped Pierce for James Buchanan of Pennsylvania 10. The Dred Scott Decision, 1857 11. John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry 1859
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1. Dems were divided between northern and southern wings Northern Dems: Stephen Douglas, Popular Sovereignty Southern Dems: John C. Breckinridge, Calhoun's Common Property Doctrine 2. Reps nominated Lincoln, Wilmot Proviso (and economic programs of internal improvements, a transcontinental RR, and a Homestead Act) 3. Constitutional Union Party, John Bell--former TN senator The Crittenden Compromise Lincoln not northern abolitionist its his rags to riches story that causes him to despise slvery free soil doctrine he won elect on free soil. Criton comp. go back to 30 60 comp. cut in half again. Had just won elction said no slavery in territories would if republicans would. Fear filibustering spread of slavery. Northerners disrespected the south. 4. RESULTS: a. Lincoln--R-----180---1,865,593 b. Douglas--N/D--12----1,382,713 c. Breckinridge--S/D---72------848,356 d. Bell--C/U--------39------592,906 Lincoln carried the entire north except N.J. & owed the south not a single electoral vote--this was scary to southerners THEGATHERING TEMPEST: SECTIONAL CONFLICT OVER SLAVERY IN THE TERRITORIES A. REVIEW: THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE : This was about the disposition of territory from the Louisiana Purchase Should the territory of MO be admitted as a slave state? This would upset the 1. Tallmadge Amendment to the statehood bill in 1819:
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