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People joined as Bleeding Kansas occurred coming to the largest party in America at the time. The Election 1856… Republicans strength showed during this election. James Buchanan was elected. Showed that this was a powerful political party. Compare the impact of nativism to the impact of slavery on the American political system from 1848- 1860. Nativism was much more prominent and people were beginning to work as one, once the battle of Mexico was over. People cared a lot about the new land and were beginning to unite.
Republican Party in the North and the Midwest. 6. Constitutional Issues, pp 255-257… KNOW DRED SCOTT! Key Concepts & Main Ideas Notes Analysis National leaders made a variety of proposals to resolve the issue of slavery in the territories, including the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas– Nebraska Act, and the Dred Scott decision , but these ultimately failed to reduce sectional conflict. Constitutional Issues… Both parties stood against slavery. Republicans attacked Buchanan as a weak president. Lecompton Constitution… The president had to decide whether or not Kansas would be a slave or free state. He chose to do slave. He was rejected by congress. Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) Former slave sued for his freedom. The court decided that all western territories were open to slavery. Republicans were outraged. Lincoln-Douglas Debates Lincoln won presidency due to “we cannot survive as half free and half slave.” He crushed Douglas. Support or refute the assertion that the Dred Scott case was the worst Supreme Court ruling in American history. Defend your answer. I support it. They completely disregarded everything that had been worked towards previously. It was a step backwards. Which event was a more significant turning point, The Marshall Court’s 1803 Marbury v. Madison ruling or the Taney Court’s 1857 Dred Scott v. Sandford ruling? Dred Scott vs Sandford. It truly was a slap in the face to everything everyone had done and any rules that had been established. 7. The Road to Secession, pp 257-260 Key Concepts & Main Ideas Notes Analysis The institution of slavery and its attendant ideological debates, along The Road to Secession… Republicans were doing well in congressional elections. Southerners were alarmed by this. There was serious worry for the republican upraised due to the advancement of the party. Support or refute the assertion that John Brown was a martyr. I think it had to be done
with regional economic and demographic changes , territorial expansion in the 1840s and 1850s, and cultural differences between the North and the South, all intensified sectionalism. Abolitionists , although a minority in the North, mounted a highly visible campaign against slavery, adopting strategies of resistance ranging from fierce arguments against the institution and assistance in helping slaves escape to willingness to use violence to achieve their goals.

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