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The Road to the Civil War
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Missouri Compromise: It was passed in 1820 was admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
Cultural Differences/Slaves: The North relied on factories and labor and their economy was different then the south. So the south relies more on slaves
Compromise of 1850: This was called for California as a free state. Plus the abolition of the slave trade in D.C.
Fugitive Slave Act: This was part of the compromise of 1850 which was between southern slave-holding. This was passed on September 18,1850
State's Rights: This was held by the United States which was by individuals, rather the federal government.
Kansas-Nebraska Act: Passed on May 30,1854. This had allowed the people to in the territories to desire if the want to have slavery or not.
Bleeding Kansas: This is of describing the period of the violence. Also this was during the settlement of Kansas territory.
Dred Scott Decision: He had resided in a free state. The territory, which didn't allow slavery.
John Brown's Raid: He had an armed slave revolt in 1859. This was by taking over U.S. at Harper Ferry, Virginia.
Election of 1860: This is that Abe Lincoln defeated the Southern Democrat John C. Breckinridge.
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