Northern Free States: Feelings about state additions?
Slavery is wrong and cannot spread to the West!!! Manufacturing needs to expand.
Northern Free States: Feelings about the 36°30′ line?
Ha! The Southerners don't realize that if the 36-30 line is passed, we will get more land. Our share will be larger, allowing us to have more room to create states!
Northern Free States: Who was involved?
I know no South, no North,, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegience.
Slavery cannot exist a day or an hour anywhere.
Life is just a series of trying to make up your mind.
Northerners felt that Congress and the federal government had the authority to choose state additions and if they would be free or not. Northerners did not want to see slavery in the West and wanted it to stay only in the South.
Southern Slave States: Feelings about state additions?
Slavery is necessary for our nation to grow, so therefore it should expand to the West!!
Northern Free States wanted Congress to prohibit slavery above the 36-30 line so that they can have more land than the Southern Slave States. They would gain the rest of the Louisiana purchase and Maine would be added as free state.
Southern Slave States: Feelings about the 36°30′ line?
If the 36-30 line was passed, we could add more slave states to the Union. We know the Northerners do not want to see slavery expand, but we could make it happen.
The Northern Free State Congressmen that were involved in the Missouri Compromise include Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, and Timothy Fuller.
Southern Slave States: Who was involved?
I am a Southern man and a slaveholder - a kind and a merciful one, I trust - and none the worse for being a slaveholder.
Go too far towards smart, and you find yourself back at dumb.
Southerners felt that state governments had the authority to choose state additions and if they would be free or not. Southerners wanted to be able to use popular sovereignty and see slavery expand and grow in the West.
Southern Slave States felt the 36-30 line would allow slavery to expand West. They were hopeful that as more land was added they could add more slave states to the Union. They could then promote slavery and keep it alive and growing.
The Southern Slave State Congressmen that were involved in the Missouri Compromise include John C. Calhoun and Thomas Cobb.