Slavery and States' Rights By kendall cautivar

States' rights is when state power was greater than federal power

Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote an anitalavery novel in 1852 named Uncle Tom's Cabin that greatly increased support for the abolition movement

The Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed the Kansas and Nebraska Territories to decide whether to be free of slave states

The Dred Scott Decision dealt with anitalavery

Secede means to formally withdraw from the union

Unionists are people who wanted to stay in the union and work out differences over slavery

Sam Houston urged Texans to stay in the union

The Confederacy States of America was the confederacy

Sovereignty is supremacy

On March 5, 1861 the Texas secession convention reassembled to write a new state constitution


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