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Content Specification - SS.7.8.b.1:
Students will examine attempts at resolving conflicts over whether new territories would permit slavery, including the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
Content Specification - SS.7.8.b.2:
Students will examine growing sectional tensions including the decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857) and the founding of the Republican Party.