HST 304 Midreview - HST 304 Mid-Term review 2/27/2008...

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HST 304 Mid-Term review 19:36 Compromise of 1850 - The five laws balanced the interests of the slave states of  the South of Missouri and the free states to the north.  California was admitted as a free state;  Texas received financial compensation for relinquishing claim to lands west of  the Rio Grande in what is now New Mexico;  the territory of New Mexico (including present-day Arizona and a portion of  southern Nevada) was organized without any specific prohibition of slavery;  the slave trade (but not slavery itself) was abolished in Washington, D.C.;  and the stringent Fugitive Slave Law was passed, requiring all U.S. citizens to  assist in the return of runaway slaves regardless of the legality of slavery in  the specific states. Missouri Compromise of 1820 - An imaginary line is drawn along the southern  border of Missouri (36 degrees, 30 minutes) Kansas-Nebraska Act Southern Victory Expands 36:30 It makes all future compromises impossible. Whig party is DEAD Northern Democrats are split Northerners are angry/hatred for Douglas Republican party is founded Crittenden Compromise -  an unsuccessful proposal by Kentucky Senator John J.
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