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Ch 16.1 – How did slavery cause conflicts in western territories? A. Setting the Scene What agonizing decision did Congress face as settlers moved west?

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1 Ch 16.1 – How did slavery cause conflicts in western territories? A. Setting the Scene What agonizing decision did Congress face as settlers moved west? B. The MO Compromise What was the purpose of the Missouri Compromise in 1820? C. Slavery in the West Compare the 3 different views to slavery in the western territories. D. Free-Soil Party Why was the Free-Soil party founded and what was its effect upon the Election of 1848?

2 Ch 16.1 Exit Ticket What were the views of abolitionists, slaveholders, and moderates on slavery in the western territories? Make a chart like this one. Work with one partner. SlaveryViews slaveholders1. abolitionists2. moderates3.

3 Ch 16.2 – Why did the slavery debate erupt again in 1850 and what was the outcome? A. The Slavery Debate Erupts Again 1.Why were southerners against California’s admission to the Union as a free state? 2.Why did congressmen believe that Henry Clay could resolve the debate? 3.Why was Daniel Webster willing to agree to a fugitive slave law? B. The Compromise of What were the five provisions of the Compromise of 1850? 2.What was the northern reaction to the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act? C. Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Antislavery Bestseller 1.Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe, and what effect did Uncle Tom’s Cabin have on the nation? Read Ch 16.2, pages

4 Ch 16.2 Exit Ticket - #, letter only 4. Which statement is true about the Compromise of 1850? a.Northern opponents of slavery were especially unhappy with the compromise. b.The South was unwilling to support the compromise. c.The compromise resolved the differences between the North and the South. d.It ended the dispute over slavery. 5. What effect did Uncle Tom’s Cabin have on public opinion? a.Americans, in general, lost interest in the slavery issue. b.Southerners, in general, began to see slavery as a moral evil. c.Northerners, in general, became more opposed to slavery. d.Northerners, in general, became more sympathetic toward slave owners.


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