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Teaching The Compromise Of 1850

The Compromise Of 1850

The plan was set forth. The giants — Calhoun, Webster, and Clay — had spoken. Still the Congress debated the contentious issues well into the summer. Each time Clay's Compromise was set forth for a vote, it did not receive a majority.


What impact did the Fugitive Slave Act have on the north's willingness to uphold the compromise?
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.3 - Historical Process, RH.8 - Evaluate Argument


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