The Crises of the 1850s

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The Crises of the 1850s A. Zachary Taylor (1848) 1. Free Soil Party 1.a.Anti-Masonic Party, American Party, Liberty Party 1.b. Makeup of Free Soil Party (1.b.1) Conscience Whigs (1.b.2) Barnburner Democrats (1.b.3) Liberty Party 2. The Election of 1848 3. California 3.a.California Constitution, fall 1849 3.b. Southern Response (3.b.1) Calhoun (3.b.2) James Henry Hammond (3.b.3) Henry S. Foote 3.c.Political leaders (3.c.1) Calhoun was 73—died 1850 (3.c.2) Clay was 73—died 1852 (3.c.3) Webster was 68—died 1852 (3.c.4) Stephen Douglas, William Seward, and Jefferson Davis 4. Compromise of 1850 4.a.Clay’s Omnibus Bill 4.b. Death of Zachary Taylor, 9 July 1850 (4.b.1) Millard Fillmore 4.c.Douglas’ Strategy 4.d. The Compromise (4.d.1) California was admitted as a free state (4.d.2) Mexican secession was organized into New Mexico and Utah (4.d.3) Settled the border dispute between Texas and New Mexico (4.d.4) Abolished the Slave Trade in Washington DC (4.d.5) Passed a new Fugitive Slave Law
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