HST 155 Week 5 Territorial Expansion and Slavery -
Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions:
• How did Congress deal with the issue of slavery as new states were admitted and new territories acquired (be sure to address the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850)? How did these actions affect the tensions between the North and the South?
• What were some of the arguments centered on slavery and territorial expansion? How did the Compromise of 1850 fail to solve them?
• Identify at least three key events that took place in the 1850s. How did each of the events lead the country toward civil war?
Cite your sources consistent with APA guidelines.
Supporting Material: Territorial Expansion and Slavery rubric