2What were the 3 parts of the Missouri Compromise?
3Missouri became a slave state Maine became a free stateLouisiana Territory was divided at the 36 degree, 30 minute parallel; north of the line must be free territory; south of the line could be slave territory
4What were the key points of the Compromise of 1850?
5California became a free state Stronger fugitive slave lawAbolished the slave trade, but not slavery itself, in the District of ColumbiaCreated the Utah and New Mexico territories without mentioning slavery
6What was popular sovereignty? The people of a territory would decide whether they wanted slavery
8Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska Said popular sovereignty would decide slavery in both Kansas and NebraskaSince both Kansas and Nebraska were north of the Missouri Compromise line, the Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise
9What effect did the Kansas-Nebraska Act have on the Missouri Compromise? The Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise.
10What political party was formed in opposition to the Kansas-Nebraska Act? The Republican Party
11What broke out in the Kansas Territory? Civil war between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers
12What adjective was used to describe Kansas in the mid-1850s? Bleeding Kansas
13What was the Supreme Court’s decision in the Dred Scott case?
14Since Dred Scott was a slave, he could not sue in federal court African-Americans were not citizens of the United StatesSince Congress had no power to prohibit slavery in the territories, the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional
15What did the Dred Scott decision say about the Missouri Compromise? The Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional.
16What power did the Supreme Court use in Dred Scott v. Sandford? The power of judicial review
17In Dred Scott v. Sandford did the Supreme Court rule that Scott should remain a slave or gain his freedom?Remain a slave
18Which section liked the Dred Scott decision, the North or the South?
19Which group(s) liked the Dred Scott decision? Abolitionists?Republicans?Slaves?Slaveholders?