Chpt. 15 Sect.2
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Who was the Democrats candidate in Election of 1852?
Who was the Whigs candidate in Election of 1852?
Who won the Election of 1852 and why?
Franklin Pierce because he promised to honor Compromise of 1850 and Fugitive Slave which made the southerners trust him
What was the Ostend Manifesto?
an attempt by U.S. to buy Cuba from Spain for $130 million
How did the North and South feel about Ostend Manifesto?
North: was angered because they felt this would expand slavery
South: felt betrayed
Why was the South angered about transcontinental railroad?(2)
-wanted a southern route to coast
-wanted to use slaves to build RR-BUT KS was north of 36 deg 30 min
Why did the South feel the MO Compromise was unconstitutional?
-saw slaves as property and Constitution protects that right, but MO Compromise denied their right to property
Why was North angered by South feeling MO Compromise was unconst.?
-thought this would open all of U.S. to slavery
What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act do? (3)
-Divided northern LA Territory into KS Territory and NE Territory
-Used Popular Sovereignty to decide slavery issue
-Ended MO Compromises
Why did people from all over rush to Kansas after KS-NE act passed?
-b/c they were using Popular Sovereignty to vote on issue of slavery
What caused "Bleeding Kansas?"(2)
- -The free/slave election in Kansas in 1855
- -Sack of Lawrence
-was an "immediatist"
-led Porrawatomie Massacre
What was the result of "Bleeding Kansas"
A mini Civil War in KS
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