CIVIL WAR. North and South Divided. Events Preceding Civil War. Northwest Ordinance (1787) – Prohibited slavery in the Northwest Territory 1808 – International Slave Trade banned Missouri Compromise (1820) Engineered by Henry Clay Senate tied with 11 slave and 11 free states
North and South Divided
Who was known as the Great Compromiser?
What is another word for nullify?
What does it mean to secede?
Why did the South hate tariffs?
How many slave states and free states were there after the Missouri Compromise?
What is abolition?
Created by Henry Clay (with the help of Stephen Douglas)
California admitted as a free state
Western territories organized without mention of slavery
Abolished slave trade in Washington D.C.
More effective fugitive slave laws established
Who won the election of 1848?
Who won the election of 1852?
In what year was the Wilmot Proviso?
Name to two different groups of Whigs.
What was a “fire eater?”
What was a “doughface?”
Abe Lincoln vs. Stephen Douglas