Slavery and States' Rights By: jocelyn

10 Facts

1. States' rights where state power was greater than federal power.

2. In 1854 the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed in Congress.

3. In 1857 the U.S Supreme Court dealt antislavery forces a blow with the Dred Scott decision.

4. Sovereignty- is also supremacy

5. Secede means to formally withdraw

6. On March 2, 1861, Texas became the seventh state to secede from the United States.

7. In 1860 President Lincoln won the presidential election.

8. The Confederacy wrote A constitution similar to the one the U.S had.

9. Houston didn't support Texas leaving the United States.

10. On March 5, 1861, the Texas Seccesion Convention resembled to write a new constitution.

The End

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