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Unformatted text preview: Congress had a moral duty to prohibit slavery wherever it has jurisdiction. The Free Soil and Republican Party was established to enforce it. South believed Congress has no power to prohibit slaves in the territories, but had duty to protect there. South believed slavery was national and freedom was sectional. William Stewart believes Natural Law was superior to all man made laws. Under God all men are free and equal. Stephen Douglas believes Popular Sovereignty was a compromise....
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- Fall '05
- Dred Scott