Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act
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The assignment contains 34 questions about the causes and effects of the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Students will use kid-friendly websites to answer the questions. I have included an answer key. Please message me if you have any questions.

*This is a great lesson to help your students understand the slavery compromises.

*The document can be uploaded to your personal website or Google Drive; however, please make sure it is password protected.

Topics/Key Vocabulary:

Missouri Compromise of 1820

Henry Clay

Slaveholders on the Defensive

Development of Western States

Balancing Free and Slave States

How African Americans viewed the divide between the North and South

Thomas Jefferson’s thoughts on the Missouri Crisis

Parts of the Compromise of 1850 (Three things the North received and four things the South received)

Fugitive Slave Act (Major victory for the South)

North’s Response to the Fugitive Slave Act

Causes of the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Stephen A. Douglas

Popular Sovereignty

Kansas-Nebraska Act violates the Missouri Compromise

Effects of the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Northern Whigs form the Republican Party

Southern Whigs joined the Democratic Party

Similarity between the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act

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