The Free Soil Party (drew from Anti-slavery “Conscience” Whigs Free Soil party organized at Buffalo, N. August 1848 Free Soil party organized at Buffalo, N., convention attended by Black abolitionists.
Abolitionists, Wilmot Proviso, Free Soil Party, William Lloyd Garrison
Abolitionists, Wilmot Proviso, Free Soil Party, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman - Aim: How did people begin to resist slavery? Students will read and analyze the beliefs of abolitionists during the period before the Civil War, read and analyze the provisions of the Wilmot Proviso and the effectual creation of the Free-Soil Party.
John Parker Hale served in the United States House from 1843 to 1845 and in the US Senate from 1847-53 and 1855-65. He began his career as a Democrat, but helped establish the anti-slavery Free Soil Party and eventually joined the Republican Party.
Teach your students about Abolitionists before the Civil War with this differentiated, interactive lesson! William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Wilmot Proviso, Free Soil Party information included!
Powerpoint presentation showing the emergence of the American Party (a. Know-Nothing Party) & the Free Soil Party during the pre-Civil War slavery debate. This powerpoint covers the background, their successes, and their ultimate failures.
1844 Senate rejects annexing TX 1845 Texas & Florida admitted to the Union 1846 US declares war on Mexico, Wilmot Proviso introduced 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, Declaration of Sentiments 1848 Free Soil Party Formed, Zachary Taylor elected, Oneida Community started, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1849 CA Gold Rush, CA seeks admission as free state, second Cholera epidemic