Northern Free States: Beliefs about Congressional Power?
We should banned slavery in all new states!
Northern Free States: Fears about the Compromise?
What if there would be more slave states than free states and slave states would get all their laws passed. Also, we are scared that slavery might expand into the North!
Calm down! You don't need to be so scared and worried!
Northern free states opposed slavery because they did not want to overweighed in Congress.
Southern Slave States: Why did they support it?
Northern free states believes that slavery should be banned in all new states.
Southern Slave States: Beliefs about states' rights?
The insisted states should have the rights to determine whether slavery is allowed.
When Congress added Missouri to the Union as a slave state Northerners were feared that there would be more slave states than free state in Congress and the slave state would get all their laws passed. They are also feared that slavery would expand into the North.
Southern Slave States: Fears about the Compromise?
You guys need to go back to your masters! This is the law!
The Southerners got Missouri added to the Union as a slave state.
Southern slave states believes that insisted states should have the right to determine whether slavery is allowed.
Southerners wanted a strong national law that requires states to return runaway slaves to their masters.