Generations of slave experience

_4___ migration generation( migrating west/frontier life)

___2__ plantation generation

__1___ charter generation

__3___ revolutionary generation

Territorial Expansion(Expansion- question of slavery)

___4__ Kansas Nebraska Act, 1854

___3__ Compromise of 1850

_2____ Annexation of Texas, 1845

__1___ MO Compromise

Changing Political Parties

__2___ Modern Republican Party forms

___1___ Whig Party collapses

____4__ Political parties no longer national institutions

____3__ Democratic Party becomes an exclusively Southern party