Stephen Douglas supported popular sovereignity, also called squatter sovereignity, which stated that each territory had the right to determine if they would accept slavery or not.
Americans feared that their jobs would be taken by immigrants who were willing to be paid less for the same job.
manifest destiny. (APEX)
The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 required Americans to return runaway slaves to their owners.
He won almost all of the North's electoral votes.
The telegraph made it possible to get news quickly.
It made it more difficult for Californios to hold on to their land.
States joined the Union on a voluntary basis.
The mass defect represents the mass converted to binding energy
Britain and Mexico fought with the United States over the Oregon and Texas territories.
it was unjust, oppressive, and cruel
were not protected as promised by the united states
anglos in california declared the bear flag repiublic immediately after which event
they were active in providing nursing care to wounded soldiers.