Settled texas new mexico boundary dispute ended slave

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Settled Texas-New Mexico boundary dispute Ended slave trade in Washington D.C Made it easier for southerners to recover runaway slaves Resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act
Reinforced Fugitive Slave Act created Northern increase of Abolitionism Many more northerners assisted in freeing slaves Underground Railroad Commodore Perry’s mission to Japan Perry was an avid sailor, diplomat, naval reformer, advocate of navy Sent to Japan to use it as “coaling base” or base where steamships which used coal could restock their coal supply Japan perfect location because almost same latitude as San Francisco Already used Hawaii as port for coaling, but needed another port for steamships Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Showed the harsh reality of slave life Made more people push for emancipation and reignited Abolistionist Movement One of the causes of the Civil War “So this is the little lady who made this big war.”-Abraham Lincoln Calhoun, Clay and Webster die Collective impact they created in Congress greater than any President of the era Continuously successful in keeping peace by forging compromise

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