From Compromise to Secession
When was gold discovered?
Where was gold discovered?
At the end of _______, thousands of people searched for gold, what was this called?
1949, Gold Rush
How many people did California have to be able to become a state?
What kind of state would California be ?
What was the issue of California becoming a state?
Brought secssional crisis to the forefront
Before the compromise of 1850, how many slave states were there?
Before the compromise of 1850, how many free states were there?
What were the issue for the Compromise of 1850?
- Admission of California
- Application of New Mexico and Utah as free states
- Texas claims to part of New Mexico
- North want slavery out of District of Colombia
- South wants stricter fugitive law
What increased anti-slavery in the north?
The strict fugitive law
How did the government decided whether New Mexico and Utah would be a free or slave state?
Depended on popular sovereignty
Who got the disputed land between New Mexico and Texas?
Since Texas did not receive the disputed land, what did they get?
Slavery was not abolished in the District of Colombia, but what was?
slave trade or auction was abolished
Who was the Great Compromiser?
How did Texas use the $10 million they got from the compromise of 1850?
On their education system
Who was the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
What initially started the Civil War?
Uncle Tom's Cabin
What kind of perspective was Uncle Tom's Cabin wrote in?
A evangelic mother, or a slave mother, or Christians seeing slavery as sin
In the Kansas-Nebraska Act, What did the US want to build?
What were the two possible routes of the railroad ?
North or South
Which route would best make sense to create for the railroad?
Where was Stephen Douglas from
What Douglas want to organize?
Who didn't want to organize the Nebraska Territory?
How was Nebraska organized?
Split into two
People from where would move to make Nebraska a free state?
People from where would move to Kansas to make it a slave state?
After a bitter debate, what was passed in Congress
What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act repeal?
What was another result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act ?
Formation of Republican Party
What was the goal of the Republican Party?
oppose expansion of slavery
Douglas ran against who in the senatorial election?
What happened to Kansas?
Both sides tried to populate Kansas
Pro Slavery Missourians went to Kansas and influences the election to be a slave state illegal
What two governments were established?
Anti-slavery and slavery
Sen. Charles Sumner was what?
abolitionist from Massachusetts
What speech did Sumner make?
Crime against kansas
Who beat Sumner with a stick?
Bleeding Sumner showed what?
The intensity of the section conflict, and the federal government was increasingly crippling by the issue of slavery.
Tensions escalated and moved closer to what?
The outcome of Bleeding Sumner did what?
Solidified the Republican Party
Who was responsible for the Pottawatomie Massacre?
What was the federal arsenal that John Brown raided?
In the election of 1860, who was the Northern Democrat?
In the election of 1860, who was the Southern Democrat ?
In the election of 1860, the Republican candidate was who?
Who was the constitutional union candidate in the election 1860?