The Fight For Freedom: The Compromise Of 1850

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The Compromise of 1850 was a serial publication of laws that attempted to change The territorial and slavery disagreements arising from the Mexican-American War from 1846 to 1848. The five laws, legal philosophy, balanced the interests of the slave states of the South. California turned into a free state. The Texas Lone-Star State received financial help for claiming the lands of the west of the Rio Grande in what is now known as the territory of New Mexico also including what is now known as Arizona and Utah were organized without any specific prohibition of slavery. The slave trade, but not slavery itself was abolished in Washington, D.C.; and the Fugitive Slave law was passed, requiring all U.S. citizens to help in the return of all runaway

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