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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