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  • What do you mean? This tariff is great!
  • Tariff of Abominations This is what started it all. South carolina wanted to secede due to this tariff which created more sectionalism from here and the future.
  • This tariff is ruining our lives!
  • A northerner and a southerner complaining about if slavery is right or wrong.
  • Free this poor slave! He's a human like us!
  • ...
  • HUMAN?! Hah! He was born to be a slave. Just look at him/
  • West: -Neutral about Slavery -Neutral about Tariffs -Living by selling natural resources and land
  • *The North supported the tariff because they has less competition with other producers around the world.
  • South: -Pro-slavery -Dislikes Tariffs -Live by farming and producing crops
  • North: -Against Slavery -Likes tariffs -Lives by industries and producing goods
  • *South had to pay a lot for the tariff because they imported and exported goods
  • The Missouri Compromise 1. Missouri and Maine joins the union to create the balance. 2. 36' 30' line was made for future states. 3. Created a precedent for the next 3 years.
  • Before the Compromise of 1850 Calhoun Complains about how California will destroy the balance if the state joins as a free state.  Clay decides to make a compromise but dies later. Stephen Douglas took Clay's idea and continued the compromise for him
  • California is going to ruin the balance! Fix this or we secede! 
  • Don't worry! we will make this work
  • The Compromise of 1850 Stephen Douglas v. John C. Calhoun. California wants to enter the union as a free state. To keep the balance the North offers a compromise including a fugitive slave law. 
  • Compromise of 1850 Bills 1. California can enter as a free state. 2. People get to vote if a state is a free or slave state. 3. Slave trade ends in Washington D.C. 4. A strict fugitive slave law is made. 5. The border dispute is solved between Mexico and Texas.
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