Missouri Compromise. Missouri Compromise of 1820. Compromise of 1850. Cause and Effect. North and South torn over slavery. Tension develops over slavery in new territories and states. South threatens to withdraw from Union. The Compromise of 1850. California admitted as a free state.
The Compromise of 1850
RIGHT: a poster from Boston warning free black to watch out for slave catcher who didn’t care that they were free.
TOP: a former slave scarred for life form all the whippings he had.
Should slavery be allowed in states made out of the Louisiana Territory?
Should slavery be allowed in the territory gained from Mexico?
California wants to be a free state, how does the South stayed balanced with the North?
Unorganized territory needs to be organized, how do we keep the balance of free and slave and still go along with the Missouri Compromise?
Write this down (notes)
Maine admitted as a free state;
Missouri admitted as a slave
state; slavery not allowed in
Louisiana Territory north of 36°30’
No slavery in California, Utah or New Mexico territories
California admitted as a free
state; Utah & New Mexico
allowed popular sovereignty;
slave trade stopped in DC; stricter fugitive slave laws
Territory divided into Kansas Territory and Nebraska Territory; slavery chosen by popular sovereignty; repeals Missouri Compromise
Missouri Compromise of 1820
Wilmot Proviso of 1848
Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854
Free-Soil Party: opposed to the expansion of slavery into the territories, not free from racism.
Know-Nothing Party: also known as the American Party, they were against any foreign born people, and anyone Catholic.