• CHAPTER FIFTEEN: THE COMING CRISIS, THE 1850s

    Expansion and Growth

                Population-

                Economy-

                Supremacy of the North-

               

    Cultural Life and Social Issue

                “American Renaissance”-

     

    Political Parties and Slavery

                Sectional appeal –

     

    States' Rights and Slavery

                Calhoun and Nullification-

     

    Northern Fears of "The Slave Power”

                Webster-

     

                James Birney-

     

    Henry Clay-

     

    Two Communities, Two Perspectives

                Northern view of South-

     

                Southern view of North-

     

    THE COMPROMISE OF 1850

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    The Fugitive Slave Act-

     

    The Election of 1852-

     

    “Young America”

                William Walker-

     

                Ostend Manifesto-

     

                Commodore Perry-

    The Kansas-Nebraska Act-

     


    “Bleeding Kansas”-

     

    The Politics of Nativism

                Know – Nothings-

     

    The Republican Party and the Election of 1856

     


    Sumner / Brooks-

     

    Dred Scott v. Sandford

                Ruling

    1.                                           2.                                   3.

     

     

    The Lecompton Constitution-


     

    The Panic of 1857-

     


    John Brown’s Raid-

     


    The Election of 1860-

     


    The South Leaves the Union

     

    The North’s Political Options

        Crittendon Compromise

         Leave in Peace- Horace Greeley
      
         use of force


    Establishment of the Confederacy

     


    Lincoln’s Inauguration

     

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