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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 2. Wilmot Proviso 3. The compromise of 1850 (5 provisions) 4. Popular Sovereignty and the Kansas-Nebr askaAct 5. Bleeding Kansas 6. Charles Sumner and Preston Brooks 7. Beginning of the Republican Party 1. Missouri Compromise Missouris requested for entry to the Union as a slave state, which upset the balance between slave states and free states. Congress granted Missouris request but also admitted Maine as a free state. It passed an amendment that made a boundary between free and slave regions in the Louisiana purchase. 1. California was admitted as a free state.2. Divided the Mexican cession into- New Mexico and Utah3. Ended salve trade in Washington.4. Fugitive slave act was passed. 5. Settled border dispute over Texas and New Mexico. Preston Brooks beat Senator Charles Sumner, an abolitionist, with a cane on the floor of the United States Senate. This was in retaliation for an anti-slavery speech by Sumner in which Sumner attacked Brooks' cousin, Andrew Butler. *resources Causes of the Civil War Infographic By: Kenna Horgan 10. Effect of Lincoln's Election in 1860 8. Dred Scott Case 9. John Brown's Raid on Harper Ferry The Wilmot Proviso was designed to eliminate slavery within the land acquired as a result of the Mexican War (1846-48). Bleeding Kansas was a series of violent political confrontations in the United States involving anti-slavery forces and pro-slavery "Border Ruffian" elements in Kansas. Dred Scott, a slave who had lived in the free state of Illinois and the free territory of Wisconsin before moving back to the slave state of Missouri, had appealed to the Supreme Court in hopes of being granted his freedom. After the Kansas-Nebraska most anti-slavery northerners joined the Republican Party and pro-slavery southerners joined the democrat party. The Republican Party's main message was that the government should ban slavery from new territories. The Kansas-Nebrask Act permitted popular sovereignty, or allowing settlers of a territory to decide whether slavery would be allowed within a new states borders. The bill overturned the Missouri Compromises use of latitude as the boundary between slave and free territory. John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was an attempt by the white abolitionist John Brown to start an armed slave revolt in 1859 by seizing a United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. After the Lincoln's attempt in the election of 1860, Lincoln emerged as a leader because he fought hard against Douglas in the debates and made a name for himself.
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