Dred Scott decision
Fugitive Slave Act
Prigg v. Pennsylvania
Compromise of 1850
John Brown's raid on __________ ended in failure but inflamed sectional tensions across the country, capping a tumultuous decade.
Cantonese referred to California as __________, or 'Gold Mountain', during the 1850s.
The __________ ruled that Congress could not legislate on slavery in the territories and threatened to nationalize slavery.
The __________ required state officials to aid in the return of fugitive slaves.
Mixed-race people in Louisiana were typically called __________.
It was not until the Civil War, when Southerners were no longer in Congress, that a bill supporting the __________ could pass.
In __________, the Supreme Court ruled that states could not pass laws inhibiting the return of fugitive slaves.
Stephen Douglas introduced the __________, hoping that it would alleviate sectional conflict.
The __________ briefly rose to power in the 1850s, but the party fell after taking a stance on the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
California was admitted as a free state as part of the __________.
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