• Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    dr ew a line at 36 30 saying the north was free and south was slave states. made Missouri the 24 state.
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    Would have made mexican territory gained by the U.S slave free. Was not passed by congress
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    made run away slave laws stricter. allowed new states comming into the union to decide wether they wanted to be slave free or not. california decided not to be slave free
  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Fugitive Slave Act
    increased the fugitive slave laws by saying slaves that escaped could be hunted down and werent free until they reached Canada.
  • Kansas/Nebraska Act

    Kansas/Nebraska Act
    allowed Kansas and Nebraska to decide if they wanted to be slave free or not. Also repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820
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    Bleeding Kansas

    Bleeding Kansas was a series of events that ocurred in the Kansas territory. Bleeding kansas was also a war between the Northerners and the Southerners over the issue of slavery.