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    How did the people of the 1850's increasingly view each other? What events intensified their fears and resentments?

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    Well, the biggest social, economic, and political issue of the decade was the debate over slavery. People viewed themselves along Sectional lines North and South. One event that intensified this would be the 'Compromise of 1850'. It was hotly debated in Congress for months. Finally the compromise gave the North certain advantages such as the ban of sale trade in Washington DC and popular sovereignty in the ...

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    The solution provides brief advise on how Americans in the 1850's viewed each other iin terms of fears and resentments.