Compromise of 1850

Tuesday November 13 2012

Compromise of 1850

  • In September of 1850, a package of five bills was passed
  • Each side disliked specific parts of the Compromise such as..
  • Texas surrendered New Mexico and all of it's land North of the 3630 line
  • California became a free state but did not get split into two states

Fugitive SLave Act

  • Most controversial bill of the Compromise of 1850
  • A comprimise between the slaved South states and the free North states