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Came up with the terms of many compromises e.g. the Missouri Compromise
Henry Clay
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The belief that western expansion is justified by God
Manifest Destiny
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Many whites opposed slavery for this reason
Lower wages
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Led a 'successful' slave revolt in 1831
Nat Turner
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1803- America bought 530 million acres of land for more France for western expansion
Lousiana Purchase
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1819- If Missouri is admitted as a slave state then further slave immigration to that state should be banned.
Tallmadge amendment
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Included the rule that slavery would not permitted in territory North of 36'30
Missouri Compromise
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Tax on foreign imports to protect Northern products from cheap competition from abroad
Tariff
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Texans lost a 12 day seige to the Mexicans
Alamo
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Joined the Union 1845
Texas
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Higher tariff- 1828
Tariff of abominations
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1832- South Carolina
Nullification crisis
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After the war against Mexico, the USA acquired a huge amount of land through this treaty
Guadalupe Hidalgo
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All the land gained from the war with Mexico should be excluded from slavery
Wilmot Proviso
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1852- Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin
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Slave captured under the Fugitive Slave Act In Boston- attracted national publicity
Burns Affair
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E.g. Fugitive slaves couldn't be kept in the county jail after capture
Liberty Law
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Failed plan to buy Cuba from the Spanish
Ostend Manifesto
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Pro-slavery government set up in Kansas (fraudulent?)
Lecompton Constitution
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Started as a secret Nativist group -developed into a political party,
Know-Nothings
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Sued for his freedom in 1857
Dred Scott
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Settlers could prevent the spread of slavery if they wanted to, by refusing to enact laws that protected slavery
Freeport Doctrine
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The belief that western expansion is justified by God

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Manifest Destiny

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Many whites opposed slavery for this reason

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Led a 'successful' slave revolt in 1831

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1803- America bought 530 million acres of land for more France for western expansion

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