Free Soil-States'Rts-082

Free Soil-States'Rts-082 - • Free Soil-West as safety...

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“Free Soil” Ideology vs. States’ Rights and Pro-Slavery Free Soil Movement Free Soil Party, 1848 --“Barnburner Democrats” --“Conscience Whigs” --Abolitionist Liberty Party Wilmot Proviso:  NO slavery in the territories Free Labor:  dignity of labor --economic individualism --success ethic, economic mobility
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Unformatted text preview: • Free Soil--West as safety valve--slave labor = unfair competition States’ Rights • American republicanism and federalism • National vs. state power • People = sovereign • Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, 1798-99 • Nullification, 1832-33 • States’ Rights necessary for preservation of slavery...
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