Alexander Hernandez _ Student - NorthWakeAcademy - Failed Compromises leading to Civil War .docx - Name Date March 4,2020 Mexican Cession Increasing

Alexander Hernandez _ Student - NorthWakeAcademy - Failed Compromises leading to Civil War .docx

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Name: Date: March 4,2020 Mexican Cession Increasing Sectional Conflict ( give context) *Expansion of Slavery: *Popular Sovereignty: * Wilmot Proviso; brought on the Free Soil Party -” Free Soil, Free Speech, Free Labor, and Free Men.” *Free-Soil Movement:( merged with new Republican Party of the North ) Political Cartoon Database: Antebellum Political Cartoons Compromise of 1850 LC: Local Context Who What (5 parts) When Where Henry Clay Old school Great Compromiser FOR NORTH: Admit California as a free state, not popular with the south. South wanted to split cali in two 1850 California Stephen Douglas Democrat Illinois Had to package the compromise more concisely before voting Major figure that emerged in this time period FOR SOUTH: Stricter Fugitive Slave primary Federal not just State) More towards the north and south border Most controversial part of compromise 1850 District of columbia Areas closer to the border or the north and south Daniel Webster Popular sovereignty Rewrote compromise in more organized fashion to vote it in FOR; had reservations

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