3.24.11 The Matopm Comes Apart no voice

3.24.11 The Matopm Comes Apart no voice - The Matopm Comes...

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The Matopm Comes Apart (1850 – 1860) A. Principal Elements of the Developing Crisis: a. The expansion of slavery b. declining national character of parties c. growing refusal to compromise B. continuing No/So sectional divisions over: a. States Rights b. industrial vs. agricultural interests c. “internal improvements” d. tariffs e. Land Prices f. Slavery and its expansion C. Conflicting Interests Seen in a. Missouri Compromise b. U.S. Mexican War c. Wilmot Proviso i. the U.S. didn’t’ want new free states d. Popular Sovereignty i. revealed more distinctly that were were differences of opinion so let ppl. decide e. Compromise of 1850 i. almost provoked secession and Civil War D. A Decade of controversy a. Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1850) i. Harriet Beecher Stowe 1. from Massachusetts and was married 2. member of an abolitionist family that wasnted to end slavery
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3. married to a man named stowe b. “Death” of the Whig Party (1852) i. No. and So. Whigs divide over slavery ii. So. Whigs return to the democrat party
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Spring '06 term at Oklahoma State.

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