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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.

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

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

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3,4
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