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STATION 3.  Missouri Compromise 1820-  Missouri entered the Union as a slave state, Maine entered as a free state.  Compromise of 1850-  California.

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1 STATION 3

2  Missouri Compromise  Missouri entered the Union as a slave state, Maine entered as a free state.  Compromise of  California was admitted as free state and enacted a stiffer fugitive slave law to make it easier to capture runaways.  Kansas-Nebraska Act  POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY- allowing residents to vote whether to legalize slavery or not.

3  “Bleeding Kansas”-  A mini-civil war broke out in Kansas, people from Missouri come in to Kansas and voted illegally, making slavery legal  John Brown-  Abolitionists rode into proslavery settlement and killed five men as revenge for “Sack of Lawrence” proslavery men burnt down homes.  South Carolina Secession-  After years of unfair tariff and increased prices on imports, SC secedes after election victory of Abraham Lincoln.

4 Economic Differences- South –Farming North-Industry West -Farming Missouri Compromise Maine –Free Missouri -Slave Compromise of 1850 California-Free South – Fugitive Slave Act Kansas – Nebraska Act - Popular Sovereignty S. Carolina Seccession Bleeding Kansas – Mini- civil war breaks out

5  From , the debates over nullification, protective tariffs, and the spread of slavery in the new territories concerned?  Balance of power between the federal and state governments.  In the Compromise of 1850 and Kansas-Nebraska Act, popular sovereignty was a way to?  Allow settlers in new territories to vote on the issue of slavery.  One way that Bleeding Kansas, the Dred Scott case and John Brown’s actions had a similar effect to?  Made compromise more difficult between the north and south.  Increased sectionalism, states rights, break down in compromise, and election of Lincoln lead to?  Secession of Southern States from the Union.


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