Lecture 23 Outline - Lecture 23 Crisis of the 1850s I II III Compromise of 1850 Rising Political Violence a Bleeding Kansas b Congress Republicans

Lecture 23 Outline - Lecture 23 Crisis of the 1850s I...

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Lecture 23: Crisis of the 1850s I. Compromise of 1850 II. Rising Political Violence a. Bleeding Kansas b. Congress III. Republicans, Dred Scott, and John Brown Key Terms and Concepts Compromise of 1850 Developed by Henry Clay and Daniel Webster . Opposed by John Calhoun Consisted of 5 related bills as opposed to 1 grand bill that passed Congress ( Stephen Douglas’s idea ) Contents: CA entered Union as free state Texas gave up Western claim for $10 million and New Mexico organized as a territory there Utah organized as territory Popular sovereignty will decide whether NM and UT will be slave or free Fugitive Slave Act strengthened to placate South Sale of slaves (but not slavery) banned in Washington DC Daniel Webster Stephen A. Douglas Young democratic senator from Illinois His idea to change the compromise of 1850 bill from 1 grand bill to 5 smaller bills Popular Sovereignty Population living in the are would vote on if they should have slavery or not Fugitive Slave Act

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