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Unformatted text preview: Mexico 3) Slavery in Washington D.C. 4) Southern demands for a tough Federal law providing for the capture and return of fugitive slaves July 6, 2007 Class Notes: Compromise of 1850 a. California would enter the Union as a free state b. Congress would enact a very severe “Fugitive Slave Act” c. Slavery would remain legal in District of Columbia; the slave trade would be banned by Federal law d. Congress would create a new Federal territories ( from Mexican Cession) the status of slavery to be decided in future by popular sovereignty Whig Party a. Major party- yes b. National party- no Republican Party a. Major party- yes b. National party- no c. Sectional party- yes Results of Kansas-Nebraska Act 1. death of Whig Party 2. Birth of Republican Party 3. “Bleeding Kansas” Northeast West South Industry Farming Farming Free State Free State Slave State...
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- Summer '07
- Compromise Of 1850, Slavery in the United States, American Civil War, federal law