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Unformatted text preview: Fugitive slave act. Common enemy. States rights. North going against the principle of democracy. The south was bringing a lot of wealth into the country and the north was using it and the south felt disrespected because the north was using it to bring up their own prosperity. Tariff! KING COTTON! Legislation: Dred Scott decision. 1830s democrats and wigs both trying to contest elections in EVERY state (both north and south)...
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- Spring '08