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  • Northern Free States: Feelings about state additions?
  • For sure, slavery is unacceptable!
  • As long as the states stay free, additions are fine. However, no adding a slave state.
  • The 36-30' line is a good compromise because we get the most land, and slavery is illegal above the  line!
  • Northern Free States: Feelings about 36-30' line?
  • But it's still allowed below it...
  • Northern Free States: Who was involved?
  • I amended the Fugitive Slave Act and abolished slavery in Washington D.C.! -Clay
  • I delivered a speech against slavery called the Seventh of March Speech -Webster
  • I support Clay and Webster despite partisan differences. - Douglas
  • Northerners supported the addition of free states, but they didn't want to unbalance the number of free vs. slave states in favor of slave states.
  • Southern Slave States: Feelings about state additions?
  • Did you hear the news? Missouri and Maine are being added to the state!
  • Northerners liked the 36-30' line because they got the most land out of the deal, but they didn't like that slavery could continue below the line.
  • Southern Slave States: Feelings about 36-30' line
  • Going somewhere?
  • Henry Clay, Daniel Webster and Steven Douglas were the most influential people in regard to creating the compromise.
  • Southern Slave States: Who was involved?
  • We helped settle the Compromise!
  • They liked that Missouri was added as a slave state, but didn't like that Maine was added as a free state.
  • Yes. but did you hear Maine is coming in as slavery-free?
  • What? Who needs another free state? Not me. What I do need is workers for my factory!
  • They didn't like the placement of he line because Northerners had more land, but they liked that slavery could continue.
  • Yup. I'm moving down South so I can keep my slaves.
  • The leading congressmen were Jonathan Webster and Thomas W. Cobb.
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