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Q: Popular sovereignty gave residents of Utah and New Mexico the right to vote on this issue?
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What soverignty let residents decide the slavery issue?

Popular Sovereignty


The proposal for popular sovereignty called for deciding the issue of slavery in the territories through?

A popular vote by the residents of each territory.


The doctrine that the issue of slavery should be decided by the residents of a territory themselves not by the federal government.?

popular sovereignty


The doctrine that the issue of slavery should be decided by the residents of a territory themselves not by the federal government?

popular sovereignty


Who was the speakers is a supporter of popular sovereignty?

Stephen A. Douglas suggested dropping the Missouri compromise's ban on slavery. Instead, popular sovereignty (the vote of the residents) would decide the issue.


What is popular sovereignty and how did it affect territories becoming states?

Popular sovereignty was the right of the residents of these territories to vote themselves on the issue of slavery (in this case). In the Compromise of 1850, the territories of New Mexico and Utah were granted popular sovereignty to decide for themselves if slavery should be allowed or not in these areas.


Who drafted the compromise that established California as a free state and allowed the territories of Utah and New Mexico to decide the slavery issue popular sovereignty?

Henry Clay


Who supported popular sovereignty as a way to settle the issue of slavery?

abraham lincoln


What issue did Stephen A Douglas believe had a constitutional basis for its resolution?

Slave ownership in territories could be decided by popular sovereignty


How could Douglas believe the issue of slavery could be resolved?

Through popular sovereignty


Whose theory of popular sovereignty reopened the issue of slavery in the territories?

Stephen Douglas


Who is credited with introducing the idea of popular sovereignty as a way of compromising on the issue of slavery?

Lewis Cass