Slavery and States' Rights By Adeline Long

Sectolism in Texas was the result of growing economic and social differences between the North and South

A states' rights meant that state power was greater than federal power

The Kansas-Navraska Act was an act that allowed the Kansas and Nabraska territories to decide weather to be free or slave states

The Dred Scott Decision was when the Court decided that African Americans were not citizens, so they could not sue in court

Cecede means to formally withdraw

Sovereignty means supremacy

Unionists aware people who wanted to stay in the Union and work out differences over slavery

In 1845, Texas enters the Union as a slave state

In 1861, Texas seceded from the United States

The Confederate States of America wrote a constitution that was similar the the U.S. Constitution, but it emphasised supremacy

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