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The Union in Peril

by kliner19er
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
10

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The Union in Peril

The Union in Peril

These five acts helped start the South succession from the Union and eventually the Civil War.

Time Line

1846

Wilmot Proviso

California is a frees state and a new fugitive slave law is enforced for the South.Utah and New Mexico are up to popular soverignty decisions.

Established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and left the decision up to popular soverignty.

Ruled the Missouri Compromise unconstiutionalCongress couldn't forbid slavery in any part of the territories.Interferes with slveholder's rights to property (protected by the fifth amendment)

Charles Sumner's Speech on the "Crime Against Kansas" led to a bloody dispute when Preston Brooks Hit him with a cane repeatedly.

1850

Compromise of 1850

1854

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1856

1857

Bleeding Kansas

Dred Scott Decision

California as wellas Utah and NewMexico, would beclosed to slavery.

The House of Representatives approved it however the senate rejected it. Never became law.


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