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1 The Compromise of 1850 Setting the Scene Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.463

2 The Compromise of 1850 TEMPERS FLARE OVER SLAVERY Chapter 16 section 2 During one meeting of the Senate, an argument about admitting California as a free state became so heated, that Senator Foote pulled a pistol and pointed it at Senator Benton. Henry Foote Thomas Hart Benton Pg.463

3 The Compromise of 1850 The Slavery Debate Erupts Again Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.463

4 The Compromise of 1850 The Slavery Debate Erupts Again After the Missouri Compromise of 1820, the U.S. added several states without much arguing (Iowa, Wisconsin, and Arkansas). California applying for statehood brought up the issue of free and slave states again free 15 slave Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.463

5 The Compromise of 1850 California’s Impact Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.463

6 The Compromise of 1850 Clay vs. Calhoun Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.464

7 Henry Clay tried to work out a compromise. John C. Calhoun insisted that slavery be allowed in the West. Clay Calhoun Webster Daniel Webster asked for people to work together to save the Union. President Taylor supported the expansion of slavery also. Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 Clay vs. Calhoun Pg.464

8 Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 Webster Calls for Unity Daniel Webster Pg.464

9 Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 Webster Calls for Unity Pg.465

10 Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 Compromise of 1850 Pg.465

11 Died of a complications after having a heat stroke. John C. Calhoun March 31, 1850 Zachary Taylor July 9, 1850 Died of tuberculosis. Vice President Millard Fillmore took over as president. Unlike Taylor, Fillmore supported Henry Clay’s compromise plan and worked to help get it passed. Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 Compromise of 1850 Pg.465

12 Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 The Compromise Passes Pg.465

13 Compromise of 1850 Admitted (added) California as a free state Allowed New Mexico & Utah to decide slavery using popular sovereignty Banned the Slave Trade in Washington, D.C. Added a new Fugitive Slave Act Settled the Texas / New Mexico border dispute Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 The Compromise Passes Pg.465

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15 Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 The Fugitive Slave Act Pg.465

16 Required citizens to help catch runaway slaves Citizens who allowed fugitive slaves to escape could be fined $1000 and jailed Set up special courts to handle runaway slave cases African-American suspects could not have a jury trial Judges were paid $10 to send a runaway back to the South and $5 to set an African-American free Chapter 16 section 2 Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 Part of the Compromise of 1850 Pg.465

17 Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 Part of the Compromise of 1850 Required citizens to help catch runaway slaves Citizens who allowed fugitive slaves to escape could be fined $1000 and jailed Set up special courts to handle runaway slave cases African-American suspects could not have a jury trial Judges were paid $10 to send a runaway back to the South and $5 to set an African-American free Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.465

18 This led to some northerners becoming Slave Catchers! Chapter 16 section 2 Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 Part of the Compromise of 1850 Pg.465

19 Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 Reaction to the Fugitive Slave Act Pg.465

20 Chapter 16 section 2 The Compromise of 1850 Reaction to the Fugitive Slave Act Pg.466

21 Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Antislavery Bestseller Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.466

22 Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Antislavery Bestseller A moving novel by a northerner, Harriet Beecher Stowe, about the hardships and cruelty of slavery in the South. The main character, Uncle Tom, is sold to a harsh owner, Simon Legree. When two of Legree’s slaves escape, he suspects Uncle Tom knows where they went. Legree confronts Uncle Tom trying to get to him to tell on the escaped slaves and ultimately whips him to death when Uncle Tom refuses to tell. Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.466

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24 Uncle Tom’s Cabin Nationwide Reaction Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.466

25 Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Antislavery Bestseller This important novel was read by many northerners and help change the way many northerners felt about slavery. It helped the abolitionist movement to grow. Southerners hated and criticized the book claiming that it was not what most slave owners were like. Chapter 16 section 2 Pg.466


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