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Compromise of 1850

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Sophia Martin

on 17 April 2013

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Gold! California Territory (1849) We want to be a free state! California Territory (1850) Congress 15 15 (free states) (slave states) +1 Population: 100,000 With a majority in Congress, free states could abolish slavery and slave states couldn't do anything about it. 16 15 Henry Grady D.C. Slave trade Owning Slaves Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 We're FREE!!! Compromise:
- No more slave trade in DC

- A new Fugitive Slave Law is strictly enforced

- California joins the Union as a free state Population begins to go up ^ The North including California is happy. The South is still upset. South Caroline is ready to secede. We're getting angry! So... Alexander Stephens GA Alexander Stephens introduced the: GA Platform Georgia would agree to the Compromise of 1850 Soon, all the other states followed Georgia and adopted the Compromise of 1850. GA AL MS SC LA Hey! That state agrees with the North. Yeah. Maybe we should too. The End Before this Prezi begins... Keep in mind:

Who specifically benefited from the Compromise of 1850, and how? In congress... Review question:

Who specifically benefited from the Compromise of 1850, and how? Memory Tip: Congress balance 15/15
Henry Grady
Eighteen fifty
Alexander Stephens
The Fugitive Slave act of 1850
Slavery in California NO Compromise of 1850 Compromise of 1850 BY Sophia Martin The End Answer: The North benefited when slavery was outlawed in D.C. and California became a free state (Free States had a majority in Congress) The South benefited by having a new and more strongly enforced Fugitive Slave Law in the North.
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