Missouri Compromise It stated that there could not be a slave state above the 36’30’N latitude line, except for Missouri
Missouri Compromise It solved the issue with the Louisiana Purchase until the U.S. gained land to the Pacific.
Compromise of 1850 California wanted to be admitted into the Union as a free state, which was not covered in the Missouri Compromise.
Compromise of 1850 Stephen Douglas from Illinois
Compromise of 1850 Admits California as a free state Popular sovereignty in NM & UT Settles TX/ NM Border Bans slave trade in D.C. Fugitive Slave Act
Compromise of 1850 Fugitive Slave Act enraged Northerners. It would create problems again when more territories wanted to be annexed into the Union.
Kansas-Nebraska Act If 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.
Kansas-Nebraska Act Stephen Douglas from Illinois
Kansas-Nebraska Act Gave Kansas and Nebraska the right to decide slavery issue by popular sovereignty.
Kansas-Nebraska Act Kansas 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.