Chapter 13 APUSH


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  • The story begins with the Compromise of 1850. This compromise worked to reduce regional tensions and led to the idea of popular sovereignty. 
  • My name is Henry Clay. The Compromise of 1850 is my attempt to ease regional tensions. It doesn't work quite as well as I had anticipated. 
  • Next, the Kansas-Nebraska act was introduced. Kansas wished to enter the union as a slave state, and Nebraska wished to enter the union as a free state. 
  • This act has also destroyed the Whig party and led to the creation of the Republican party!
  • This act has caused my state to be known as "Bleeding Kansas". 
  • The impending regional dispute caused politician Sumner to speak out against slavery. That angered Preston Brooks, and Brooks beat Brown with a cane.
  • The Dred Scott decision stated that the federal government couldn't intervene when it came to popular sovereignty, but it determined that a slave is always property, no matter the location.
  • John Brown's unsuccessful slave uprising in the south had only negative effects. It got Brown hanged, and it pushed the south to further consider succession. 
  • My name is John Brown and this raid did not go as planned. Whoops.
  • In the year 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected the first Republican president of the United States. After four years of building a policial presence through different ideas and debates against Douglas. 
  • I am Abraham Lincoln and I love my new trendy top hat
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