Slave codes-Slaves could not make any kind of contract, not even marriage.
-Slaves were not allowed to have weapons.
-It was illegal for slaves to know how to read or write and it was illegal to give them a book.
-Any slave caught stealing could be whipped.
3/5 CompromiseStates that slaves counted as 3/5 of a person and this stopped arguments between the North and South
Missouri CompromiseMissouri was a slave state and Maine was a non-slave state and they decided to outlaw slavery above the 36 30` katitude line.
Compromise of 1850benefitted both North and South by having no slaves restrictions in the South and admitting Californina a free state. It also prohibited slave trade in washington.
Fugitive Slave Act-required citizens to help with the recovery of fugitive slaves
-denied fugitives rigths to jury trial