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Missouri Compromise, 1850 Compromise, Kansas Nebraska Act

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Alexis Arthur

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Transcript of Missouri Compromise, 1850 Compromise, Kansas Nebraska Act

*Missouri Compromise
*1850 Compromise
*Kansas Nebraska Act

Missouri Compromise
consisted of five bills passed in the United States in September 1850
The Compromise of 1850:
The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.
Kansas-Nebraska Act
What is the difference between the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850?
The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress. At the time, the United States contained twenty-two states, evenly divided between slave and free.
*An Act proposing the Northern and Western Boundaries of Texas

*An act for the admission of the state of California into the union

*An act to establish a territorial government for Utah

*An act to amend the 1793 Fugitive Slave Act

*An act to suppress the slave trade in the District of Columbia
The Compromise of 1850 was created in an attempt to resolve disputes over slavery between the north and the south.
Missouri Compromise
*Made slavery illegal
*Was passed in 1820
*Admitted Missouri into the Union
*Was repealed by the Kansas-Nebraska Act
*Admitted Maine as a free state in order to balance slavery
*Added states to the Union
*Created free and slave states
*Influenced the Civil War
*Encouraged sectionalism in North and South
*Drafted by Henry Clay
Compromise of 1850
*Made Texas give up territory in order to receive debt compensation
*Passed in September 1850
*Abolished slave trade in the district of Columbia
*Admitted California as an undivided free state
*Allowed California to decide stance on slavery (Free)
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