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The principle of "popular sovereignty" stated that



A. Whenever a new area was settled, all United States citizens were required to vote on the slave status of that area
B. Slavery would not be permitted in any area after 1848
C. The president, after meeting with public interest groups, was to decide on whether slaves would be allowed in a given territory
D. Settlers in the Western territories, not Congress, would decide whether to allow slavery in their territory
E. Any settlers disagreeing with federal slavery were free to ignore those laws

This question is part of Honors U.S. History 1 Final Exam Review
Asked by Kathleendanielle, Last updated: Dec 05, 2017

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Jan 19, 2017

Settlers in the Western territories, not Congress, would decide whether to allow slavery in their territory
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