The Impending Crisis
By: Sara Stegmayer
The Breakdown of the Party System
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
The Revival of the Slavery Issue
Key Vocabulary For All Three Chapters
Radicals-faring drastic political, economic, or social reforms.
Conviction-a fixed or firm belief
Chairman-the presiding office of a meeting, committee, board, etc.
Inoperative-without affect, canceled
Void-having in legal force or effect
Transcontinental-passing or extending across a continent
Sovereignty-the status, dominion, power, or authority of a sovereign.