8Compromise of 1850 Admits California as a free state Popular sovereignty in NM & UTSettles TX/ NM BorderBans slave trade in D.C.Fugitive Slave Act
9Compromise of 1850Fugitive Slave Act enraged Northerners. It would create problems again when more territories wanted to be annexed into the Union.
10Kansas-Nebraska ActIf Kansas was added into the Union as a free state, it would upset the balance of free/slave states.Suggestion to split Kansas into two states, with slavery issue resolved by popular sovereignty.
11Kansas-Nebraska ActStephen Douglas from Illinois
12Kansas-Nebraska ActGave Kansas and Nebraska the right to decide slavery issue by popular sovereignty.
13Kansas-Nebraska ActKansas had two governments: one in supporting slavery and the other opposed. The violence that resulted was called “Bleeding Kansas” due to the loss of 200 lives.