Indentured servants unhappy with conditions and unfulfilled promises
Admitted Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Furthermore, with the exception of Missouri, this law prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude line
Silenced Southern abolitonists
No petition against slavery should be received or heard by the House
-Texas surrendered its claim to New Mexico, as well as its claims north of the Missouri Compromise Line. It retained the Texas Panhandle and the federal government took over the state's public debt.
-California was admitted as a free state
-The South prevented adoption of the Wilmot Proviso that would have outlawed slavery in the new territories and the new Utah Territory and New Mexico Territory were allowed, under the principle of popular sovereignty, to decide whether to allow slavery within their borders.
-The slave trade (but not slavery altogether) was banned in the District of Columbia.
-A more stringent Fugitive Slave Law was enacted.
Allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders and served to repeal the Missouri Compromise
Slaves can't be taken from owners as they are property
Granted citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States,” which included former slaves recently freed
Granted African American men the right to vote
Separate but Equal
Wanted immediate rights, especially for "Talented Ten". NAACP mostly worked with the legal side of segregation.
Grad School for blacks
Integration of Schools
Outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
It outlawed discriminatory voting practices, including literacy tests
Membership died off in early 70's
Can't bus across district lines