Soapstone and essay - Speakers S P Chase Charles Sumner J R Giddiugs Edward Wade Gerritt Smith Alexander De Witt Occasion The Nebraska bill is going to

Soapstone and essay - Speakers S P Chase Charles Sumner J R...

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Speakers: S. P. Chase, Charles Sumner, J. R. Giddiugs, Edward Wade, Gerritt Smith, Alexander De Witt. Occasion: The Nebraska bill is going to be up for a vote in Congress. Audience:Americans interested in what their government is doing. Purpose: To convince citizens that the Nebraska bill goes against our original plans and the plans when we bought the Louisiana territory. Subject: The Nebraska bill and slavery in the new territories. Tone: frustrated. Essay The Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854 prompted the authors to write “Appeal of the Independent Democrats”. They did this by setting rules on slavery in the new territories, being controversial, and the Kansas Nebraska Act let the people decide. Both the bills dealt with slavery in the new territories. The Compromise of 1850 defused the argument of whether or not to make new territories slave states. The Kansas Nebraska Act stated that people in Kansas and Nebraska could decide whether or not to have slavery in their state. The authors of “Appeal of the Independent Democrats” were trying to stop slavery in the

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