I oppose this compromise because southerners support slavery and slavery is bad.
Northern Free States: Beliefs about Congressional Power?
Northern Free States: Fears about the Compromise?
the only thing you care about is your say in government.
Northerners opposed the compromise because they thought southerners and the northerners wouldn't reach a compromise. Northern Democrats in the House were split almost evenly on the vote, and many Northerners became convinced that a compromise with the South could not be reached.
Southern Slave States: Why did they support it?
they are allowed to have slavery and more power in Congress.
Northerners were against slavery, and didn't want to disrupt the balance.
Southern Slave States: Beliefs about states' rights?
no. southerners do.
northerners deserve more power
It would give the slave states more power and representation to the south. It would let Slave states bring in more slaves.
Southern Slave States: Fears about the Compromise?
we have to have slaves, because if not, we wouldn't have an economy.
They get to have slavery, and that they would give power in Congress and have more of a representation
Southern slave states believed that they should have more power while the northerners believed they should be the ones to have more power.
Southern slave states were scared and didn’t want their slaves taken away . No slaves = no economy