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2 Supporters and Opposers of Slavery By: Phillip Viani and Stuart Haake Period 7

3 Table of Contents The Fugitive Slave Act The Fugitive Slave Act Lincoln-Douglas Debate of 1858 Lincoln-Douglas Debate of 1858 Kansas-Nebraska Act of Dred Scott vs. Stanford Case of 1857 Kansas-Nebraska Act of Dred Scott vs. Stanford Case of 1857 helping runaway slaves = crime helping runaway slaves = crime Lincoln=ban slavery v Douglas= pro-slavery Lincoln=ban slavery v Douglas= pro-slavery

4 The Fugitive Slave Act Any person caught hiding slaves would be thrown in jail Any person caught hiding slaves would be thrown in jail Jail= 6 months + $1,000 fine Jail= 6 months + $1,000 fine Took immediate effect Took immediate effect

5 The Fugitive Slave Act (cont.)

6 How the federal government relates to slavery How the federal government relates to slavery Southerners were annoyed with the escaping slaves Southerners were annoyed with the escaping slaves Law was much tougher than in past Law was much tougher than in past video video video

7 Lincoln-Douglas Debate of 1858 Campaign for US senate seat for Illinois Campaign for US senate seat for Illinois were 7 different debates all over Illinois were 7 different debates all over Illinois Lincoln lost to Douglas for Senate seat Lincoln lost to Douglas for Senate seat

8 The Lincoln-Douglas Debate (cont.)

9 Lincoln-Douglas Debate (cont.) Links to other websites Links to other websites Got a lot of info in a little paragraph Got a lot of info in a little paragraph Map of Illinois with the debate locations Map of Illinois with the debate locations My web site My web site My web site My web site

10 9 Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 Made to repeal Missouri Compromise Made to repeal Missouri Compromise Lets the states people decide slavery Lets the states people decide slavery Angered the North Angered the North

11 10 Dred Scott v. Sanford Case of 1857 Dred Scott v. Sanford Case of 1857 Declared blacks, free or slaves could not become citizens Declared blacks, free or slaves could not become citizens Declared Missouri Compromise unconstitutional Declared Missouri Compromise unconstitutional Dred Scott, a slave who lived in Illinois Dred Scott, a slave who lived in Illinois

12 Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 and Dred Scott v. Sanford Case of

13 12 Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 and Dred Scott v. Sanford Case of 1857 Designed by Stephen A. Douglass Designed by Stephen A. Douglass Hoped it would ease North-South relations Hoped it would ease North-South relations Republican party created in opposition Republican party created in opposition Feared free Kansas a safe haven Feared free Kansas a safe haven Stated congress could not prohibit slavery Stated congress could not prohibit slavery Preceded 13 th and 14 th amendment Preceded 13 th and 14 th amendment

14 13 CITATION OR BIBLIOGRAPHY ADhQ/bLwjG4oVrTc/s400/dred_scott.jpgADhQ/bLwjG4oVrTc/s400/dred_scott.jpg ADhQ/bLwjG4oVrTc/s400/dred_scott.jpg compromise-map.jpg compromise-map.jpg compromise-map.jpg compromise-map.jpg United States History Independence to 1914 Holt, Rinehart, and Winston United States History Independence to 1914 Holt, Rinehart, and Winston Google pictures Google pictures


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