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Review PowerPoint By: Lavon Brown, Dakota Coffee, Ryan Hall, Rylie Power
Missouri Compromise James Tallmadge, Henry Clay, Denmark Vesey, and Gullah Jack. Maintain a balance of power between slave states and free state. Passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state. It was important because it was the first attempt to find a solution to the issue of slavery.
Fugitive Slave Act Fredrick Douglass, Wendell Phillips, William Garrison, and John Whittier did not agree with the law at all A slave master could recapture their runaway slaves no matter where they are. If a marshal didn’t arrest the slave they could be fined $1000 Even someone aiding a runaway slave was liable to 6 months in jail and $1000 fine It kept run away slaves from escaping to the north so they couldn’t be free
The Compromise of 1850 Henry Clay, John Calhoun, Daniel Webster consists of five laws passed that dealt with the issue of slavery denied fugitive slave’s right to trial by jury happened because California became a free state and upset the balance of slave and free states Fugitive Slave Act and the Washington Slave Trade were abolished
The Kansas-Nebraska Act passed in May of 1854 written by Stephen A. Douglass wanted Nebraska to become a territory allowed Kansas to vote on whether to be a slave or non-slave state if Kansas became a slave state, it would go against sacred 36, 30 line it repealed the Missouri Compromise Lead to violence between pro-slavery and anti-slavery people in Kansas (Bleeding Kansas)