Social Studies Ch. 15 - 1

  1. An exaggerated loyalty to a particular region of the country
  2. Political party formed by antislavery Democrats and Whigs; "Free Soil, Free Speech, Free Labor and Free Men"
    Free-Soil Party
  3. To break away or withdraw
  4. Part of the Compromise of 1850, Increased the federal government obligation to capture and return runaway slaves to the South even if slaves had made it to the North
    Fugitive Slave Act
  5. Supreme Court case; Dred Scott sued for his freedom since his master had died and he had lived in a free state. Court ruled that African-Americans had no right to sue as they were not "citizens"
    Scott v. Sanford
  6. Allowing the citizens to decide
    Popular sovereignty
  7. Repealed the Missouri Compromise, Allowed for popular sovereignty when it came to decide the issue of slavery in Kansas and Nebraska
    Kansas-Nebraska Act
  8. Abolitionist, Led Pottawatomie Creek Massacre, Hanged after he attempted to raid the arsenal at Harpers Ferry
    John Brown
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Social Studies Ch. 15 - 1
Social Studies Ch. 15 Set 1