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This led to a break down in the Compromise of 1850 that was to preserve slavery and the next thing you know there was a Civil War that freed the slaves.
(38) In the course of negotiating the Compromise of 1850, however, popular sovereignty had reappeared as a possible component of a compromise program.
The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Compromise of 1850, both dealing with slavery, were forged only after weeks of parliamentary maneuvering, angry speeches and back-room deal-making.
Telling a riveting story that has great relevance for our current period of political division, Remini describes how Clay enlisted the help of his greatest rival, Daniel Webster of Massachusetts, to save the Union, and how the two men joined in the debates and politicking that resulted in the great Compromise of 1850.
In explaining secession to Southern readers in 1862, he recounted at length the controversy over slavery from its beginnings through the Missouri Compromise of 1820, the Compromise of 1850, and Bleeding Kansas down to what he saw as the North's treachery in embracing Hinton Rowan Helper's antislavery tract The Impending Crisis of the South (1857) and John Brown's effort to start a slave rebellion with his raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859.
We let antebellum New England abolitionists and Southern proslavery types ponder the future of California and the Union in the era of the Compromise of 1850. We come cross-country with the Depression, the New Deal, and the Second World War.
He is a man who fell deeply in love, who was a sometimes "angry crusader" when his moral indignation rose (166), as it did when Daniel Webster championed the Compromise of 1850. In Gougeon's view, the years 1844 to 1871 (the focus of Chapter 5) were for Emerson a period not of creative decline but of continuing idealism and fulfillment of his prophetic role.
Whitman first engaged the sectional divide as a strong opponent of Southern slavery's Northern allies in the wake of the soon-to-be-notorious Compromise of 1850. Contemptuous of what he saw as the Whig party's acquiescence to slave power, Walter Whitman published poems in March of 1850 in two New York newspapers critical of the compromise: William Cullen Bryant's Evening Post and Horace Greeley's Tribune.
Congress from the liabilities' second revival in conjunction with the Compromise of 1850 to their ultimate redemption in 1856.
Mason, who had drafted the Fugitive Slave Law that became part of the Compromise of 1850, never succeeded in convincing the British to aid the Southern cause.
This was the bargain struck over and over, from the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, (13) and the Missouri Compromise of 1820, (14) through the Compromise of 1850, (15) to the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854.
Shortly thereafter, Shaw, who insisted that he was "bound by legal precedent and federal law to deny Sims his freedom" (Rogin 142; Davis and Gilman 128), upheld the Fugitive Slave Act, which was a component of the Compromise of 1850, and ordered Sims's return to the custody of his owner in Chatham County, Georgia.