Territorial Expansion & Sectional Conflicts 1820-1860 PART B

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Territorial Expansion & Sectional Conflicts 1820-1860 PART B

BY:ELIZABETH CARREON CUAUHTONALE CASTROKENNY OJEDABRANDON MONTOYA

Territorial Expansion & Sectional Conflicts 1820-1860Part B

The compromise of 1850

The Kansas-Nebraska bill

The goal of the compromise of 1850 was to try to solve the divisions between free and slave states or territories.

The original proposal was presented by Kentucky Senator Henry Clay. The debate lasted nine months before they finally decided to allow the compromise to happen.

The compromise of 1850 brought forth to us the state of Texas by the government spending $10 million.

The compromise of 1850 was promoted by new territory acquired during the Mexican American war and the application of California as a free state.

Millard fillmore was the president during this event due to the fact that President Zachary Taylor had died of poisioning only a coupke of months before this was signed.

The goal of the Kansas-Nebraska bill was to divide the territory into the Nebraska territory and the Kansas territory.

The Kansas-Nebraska bill was written by Stephen A. Douglas to provide for the formation of two new territories.

The Kansas-Nebraska bill didnt really cost the united states any money unlike other bills signed by the united states govenrment officials

Kansas was admitted as a free state in January 1861 only weeks after eight Southern states seceded from the union.

Franklin Pierce was the 14th American President who served in office from March 4, 1853 to March 4, 1857. One of the important events during his presidency was the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

HENRY CLAY

STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS


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