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What was the slave power conspiracy?

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Answered 2012-04-05 00:41:01

Often called Slaveocracy, it was used in the US from 1840 to 1865 to denounce the power of the slaveholding class in the southern states.

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What were slave power conspiracy and the abolitionist conspiracy?

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When the Fugitive Slave Act was put into law, it angered the Abolitionist Movement. They saw this as a bad compromise and once again displayed to them the power of the slave owner conspiracy to keep slavery a part of the South that was not going to disappear on its own.

Did Abraham Lincoln charge Senator Stephen A Douglas with being party to a slave conspiracy?

In his acceptance speech for the nomination to the US Senate in 1858, Abraham Lincoln charged Senator A. Douglas with being party to a slave conspiracy. This was the "House Divided speech. The charge was unfounded. Arguments that Douglas was party to or part of the so-called Slave Conspiracy do not survive under even a simple examination of this issue.

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What is the slave power conspiracy?

The "slave power conspiracy" was know as a threat the the critizens of America from their own freedom they believed that the slaves from the south would take over the territories and the new western states that were building u. == == EDIT:Actually...that's not entirely true. The slaves wouldn't be the ones taking over. The biggest fear of the slave power was that the aristocracy of the southern plantation owners would slowly take over the democracy that had been developed in the North. Slavery was only part of the issue because the South was trying to spread its influence through the practice.The Slave Power (sometimes referred to as the "Slaveocracy") was a term used in the Northern United States (primarily in the period 1840-1875) to characterize the political power of the slaveholding class in the South. For more information see the following link: ==

Why did abolitionist Frederick Douglass refuse to join John Brown's conspiracy to incite a slave revolt?

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What high profile leaders did Abraham Lincoln believe were party to the slave conspiracy in 1858?

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What issue lay at the heart of the civil war?

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