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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.
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Missouri Compromise of 1820
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
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