1. What were the provisions of the Compromise of 1850? What was the most significant change from the earlier Missouri Compromise?The provisions of the compromise of 1850 was an omnibus bill, and it had something in it for everyone; however, it didn’t solve any issues. The provisions it had was that California was admitted as a free state into the Union. Also the remainder of Mexian cession was divided into two separate territories and organized without the mention of slavery. It also outlawed the buyingand selling of slaves in the District of Columbia. The most significant change in the early Missouri Compromise was that the North and the South could not agree on the fact of what to dowith Slavery. The first thing to go was the two party system. The Whigs and the Democrats were both National parties, but because of the issue of slavery they turned to sectional parties, it fist happened to the whigs and they were unable to come together because of their different beliefs and views. 2. Which politician pushed the idea of “popular sovereignty?” Explain how the plan for a transcontinental railroad was connected to the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?