During the year of 1849, modernists and unionists worked hard to find a solution to the the question of slavery in territories
No slavery in the new territories of America!
We won’t support the territorial expansion if it does not revolve around the slave system.
I agree, and we can also break up the bill so different sections can support the elements they like and oppose the ones they don’t
Alright, alright hold on! What if I take some of both of your ideas and make a single piece of legislation. I made sure to adhere to stricter fugitive slave laws so that our government can be more effective
Henry Clay established a compromise consisting of the admission of California as a fres state, the formation of territorial governments in the rest of the land acquired from Mexico, and the abolition of slave trade but not slavery in general
The Compromise of 1850 was a victory for the individual seeking self-interest, being supported by Taylor and Fillmore