Part 16 : Slavery Divides a Nation American Nation Textbook pages 458-484

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2. Section 1: Slavery in the Territories In 1848 the Free Soil Party framed. The free soil gathering was a gathering of abolitionist supporters that framed another political gathering.. Yahoo for the free Soil Party!. 3. New States cut out of the Louisiana PurchaseLouisiana was the first state to join the Union (or United States) as a slave state. Missouri then requested that join the Union as a slave state. At this

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´╗┐Section 16 : Slavery Divides a Nation American Nation Textbook pages (458-484) Powerpoint by Mr. Zindman

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Part 1: Slavery in the Territories In 1848 the Free Soil Party framed. The free soil gathering was a gathering of abolitionist supporters that framed another political gathering. Yahoo for the free Soil Party!

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New States cut out of the Louisiana Purchase Louisiana was the principal state to join the Union (or United States) as a slave state. Missouri then made a request to join the Union as a slave state. As of now there was an adjust of eleven free and eleven slave states in the Union. Missouri turned into a slave state. This miracle the adjust in the senate giving the slave expresses the lion's share. Henry Clay, a Senator concocted a bargain called the Missouri Compromise . In his arrangement Missouri would remain a slave state and Maine would be confessed to join the Union as a free state.

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Americans now start to take sides in supporting the North or the South over the issue of subjection. This was called sectionalism.

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In 1850, California was made a request to join the Union as a free state. Tempers in the Senate erupted more regrettable! Representative Henry Foote of Mississippi attempted to square California's entrance into the Union by attracting his gun to shoot Hart Benon, a Senator from Missouri. Hart Benon was in support of having California joining the Union. Fortunately nobody was shot, however incenses over the issue of subjection were rising.

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Between 1821-1848 Michigan, Iowa, and Wisconsin entered as a free states. Arkansas, Florida and Texas came in as slave states.

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Senator Henry Clay, now 30 years after the fact since the Missouri Compromise, argued that if the North and South couldn't achieve an assention over bondage, the nation will break separated. Congressperson John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, who was kicking the bucket of tuberculosis, answered saying the South declines to bargain. You should concur with the bargain! I will never bargain! Henry Clay John C. Calhoun

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We should protect the Union! Representative Daniel Webster of Massachusetts talked next saying: " I talk today not as a Massachusetts man, nor a northern man, yet as an American...I represent the conservation of the Union...There can be no such thing as a tranquil progression. Quiet progression is an articulate inconceivability!" What did Daniel Webster mean in his request in the Senate? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Daniel Webster

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Part 2: The Compromise of 1850 In 1850 President Taylor and Calhoun kicked the bucket. Millard Filmore turns into the new President. The Senate went to an understanding over the issues in the Compromise of 1850.The Compromise of 1850 expressed: 1. California could enter the Union as a free state. 2. Whatever is left of the land from the Mexican progression will be partitioned into the conditions of New Mexico and Utah. 3. The slave exchange would be finished in Washington, D.C. 4. A stricter Fugitive Slave Law was passed. I am the new President Millard Filmore

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The Fugitive Slave law of 1850 expressed that all nationals must help get runaway slaves. Individuals who let runaway slaves escape could be fined $1000.00 and imprisoned for 6 months. The Southerners trusted that the slave law would drive Northerners to catch runaway slaves and constrain Northerners to concede that slave proprietors had rights. It just persuaded the Northerners that subjugation was shrewd. Lets get her! Implementing the Fugitive Slave Law

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In 1852, Harriet Beecher Stowe distributed a novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin . Stowe composed the novel to demonstrate the indecencies of subjugation and the bad form of the Fugitive Slavery Act. The book had wide interest and sold 300,000 duplicates. Southerners asserted that Uncle Tom's lodge did not depict the right picture of slave life .

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Part 3: The Crisis Deepens The Kansas-Nebraska Act In January of 1854, The Senator Stephen Douglas acquainted a bill with set up an administration in the Nebraska Territory. The Nebraska Territory extended from Texas north to Canada and from Missouri west to the Rocky Mountains.

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Douglas proposed to partition the region into 2 isolate regions, Kansas and Nebraska. In every domain the pilgrims would settle on the issue of subjugation. This was known as the Kansas-Nebraska Act . Many individuals moved into Kansas since land was shoddy to buy. Servitude and abolitionist pilgrims moved into Kansas bringing about numerous enormous aggravations and brutality.

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The Dred Scott Decision Many individuals in the United States took a gander at the Supreme Court of the United States to settle the issue of subjection. Dred Scott was a slave that moved with his proprietor to Wisconsin, a free state. Later Dred Scott moved back to his home condition of Missouri and his proprietor passed on. Abolitionist legal counselors helped Dred Scott contend that since he lived in a free domain, he was a liberated individual. The Supreme Court decided that Scott couldn't document a claim in light of the fact that Dred Scott was dark, he was not a native. Judges likewise concurred that slaves were property. Southerners celebrated at the choice while Northerners contended over the Supreme Court choice. I am a liberated individual!

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Part 4: The Republican Party Emerges In 1854 a gathering of abolitionist Whigs and the free soil party framed another political gathering called the Republican Party . The fundamental objective of the Republican Party was to keep bondage out of the western regions .

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You can call me, "Legitimate Abe!" Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was conceived in the backlands of Kentucky. As a youngster he showed himself to peruse. After Lincoln left home he opened a store in Illinois. There, he contemplated law all alone and propelled his vocation in governmental issues. In the wake of putting in 8 years in the state governing body, Lincoln served one term in Congress. In 1858 Lincoln chose to keep running against Stephen Douglas for the Senate. Lincoln was extremely genuine in his crusade against servitude therefore he got to be distinctly known as " Honest Abe ".

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Lincoln tested Douglas to a progression of level headed discussions. A political civil argument was held between the two contender to get more consideration on the issues. In his civil arguments, Lincoln called to end subjugation. Douglas contended that in the event that we finished subjugation it would lead us into war. Douglas won the race by a thin edge. Abraham Lincoln won the countries consideration and he became well known around the nation. Douglas and Lincoln would meet again in 2 years in the presidential decision. I won't let you win! I will win the decision for President! Abraham Lincoln Stephen Douglas

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On June 16, 1858 presidential hopeful Abraham Lincoln alluded to the partition of the North and South by saying: " A house isolated against itself can't stand... I trust the administration can't persist for all time half slave and half free..." What did President Lincoln mean by this announcement? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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John Brown's Raid In 1859 more gore pushed the North and South separated. John Brown conveyed abolitionist crusade against subjection toward the East. He drove a gathering of African Americans to Harpers Ferry, Virginia. There, they struck a government weapons store or firearm distribution center. Chestnut and his supporters grabbed the arms stockpile. No real rising occurred in light of the fact that troops drove by Robert E. Lee slaughtered 10 of the looters and caught Brown. Chestnut was sent to trial and sentenced to death. Before long a short time later Brown was hanged until his passing. This occasion prompted to another conflict between the Southerners and the Northerners.

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Part 5: A Nation Divides In 1860, Lincoln was keep running as the Republican possibility for President of the United States against Stephen Douglas. By 1861 Abraham Lincoln won the decision and got to be President. Thomas Jefferson, now in his late seventies felt the issue of subjugation would destroy our nation.

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Lincoln's decision as the President acquired solid responses the South. Southerners felt they no longer had a voice in government so they succeeded , or pulled back their state from the United States and framed The Confederate States of America. The Confederate States of America was another country drove by Jefferson Davis . Jefferson Davis turned into the President of the Confederate States. Jefferson Davis

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The Civil War Breaks Out At the begin of his administration Lincoln said that there would be no war unless the South began it. The Confederates began to seize government posts in the South. By April the Confederates controlled the greater part of the strongholds. The Union, up North, just held 3 strongholds off in Florida and South Carolina. On April 12, 1861 the Confederates assaulted Fort Sumter in South Carolina. The Union surrendered on April thirteenth. This constrained Abraham Lincoln to call upon 75, 000 volunteers as troopers for 90 days in a crusade against the South. The American Civil War has now started.

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The End

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