Summary: The compromise of 1850 was compromise that covered but mainly covered what happened to the land won in the Mexican war. the main points of the compromise was 1) California would enter a free state 2) Slave trade was abolished in District of Columbia (D.C.) 3) The rest of the land form the Mexican war was split into two states New Mexico and Utah both which were free and finally 4) The fugitive slave was made requiring Northerners to return slaves to their owners.
Northern Perspective: Northerners liked the facts that California entered as a free state and that slave trade was eliminated in Washington D.C. the nation's capital. The also liked the fact that slavery was rare in New Mexico.
Southern Perspective: While southerners weren't happy with the no slavery in California and no slave trade in Washington D.C. ,they were happy it wasn't outlawed in Utah and Texas and also like the Fugitive Slave law.