A Description of Bleeding Kansas

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"Bleeding"
Kansas

A sequence of violent events involving abolitionists and pro-Slavery elements that took place in Kansas-Nebraska Territory. The dispute further strained the relations of the
North and South, making civil war imminent.

10% Plan

This was Lincoln 's reconstruction plan for after the Civil War. Written in 1863, it proclaimed that a state could be reintegrated into the Union when 10% of its voters in the
1860 election pledged their allegiance to the
U.S. and pledged to abide by emancipation, and then formally erect their state governments. This plan was very lenient to the South, would have meant
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He opposed radical Republicans who passed
Reconstruction Acts over his veto. The first
U.S. president to be impeached, he survived the Senate removal by only one vote. He was a very weak president.

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Spain ceded Florida to the United States and gave up its claims to the Oregon Territory

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Daniel
Webster

Senator who, originally pro-North, supported the Compromise of 1850 and subsequently lost favor from his constituency, noted orator, constitutional lawyer, senator, secretary of state, and major spokesman for nationalism and the union in the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s.

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David Wilmot
Democrats

their philosophy war the stamp of Andrew
Jackson, believing the federal government should be limited in power, except to a degree that it worked to eliminate social and economic arrangements that entrenched privilege and stifled equal opportunity.

United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)

Frederick
Douglass

one of the most prominent african american figures in the abolitionist movement. escaped from slavery in maryland. he was a great thinker and speaker. published his own antislavery newspaper called the north star and wrote an autobiography that was published in 1845.

Ft. Sumter

place in South Caroline where the first shots were fired in the Civil War; event that
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