representation. The delegates agreed that three-fifths of the slave population would count for both things. Many northern states had already banned slavery and wanted to extend that to all states. Southern states whose wealth depended on salves disagreed.Compromise of 1850, when California applied to the union as a free state, some southern states threatened to secede. Henry Clay had a compromise in which, California would be admitted as a free state, Texas would give up some of its land and the government would pay off its war debts, moreover, the slave trade would be banned in Washington D.C. and Congress would pass stronger laws to return runway slaves. After President Taylor died suddenly and his vice president took his place the Compromise of 1850 was passed into law.
3 of 6Amid social changes and social reform movements occurring in the mid-1800s, backlash against other groups developed prominently among White, especially White Anglo Saxon, males. This happened perhaps most notably in the brief development and existence of the Know Nothing Party. Describe the major characteristics and positions of the Know Nothing Party. Then, identify and explain four additional distinct examples of specific actions, policies, and/or attitudes from the mid-1800s that demonstrate Anglo Saxon White male backlash againstother groups of individuals. Be clear in specifically describing each example and in explaining how each example shows elements of Anglo Saxon White male backlash.
4 of 6Every war in United States history has faced opposition by at least some elements of the UnitedStates public. The Civil War was no exception. Indicate one major argument northerners voiced in opposition to going to war and one major argument southerners voiced in opposition to going to war. Be clear and specific in explaining each of these arguments. Then, consider the statement by the course text about the Civil War that “there was much truth in the accusation