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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Compromise of 1850

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While the Compromise of 1850 had several parts, in exchange for the admission of California, the main concession the South was granted was

A

the reopening of the international slave trade.

B

the revocation of the 36'30 line of the Missouri Compromise.

C

the admission of New Mexico as a slave state.

D

a constitutional amendment protecting slavery where it existed.

E

the creation of a strict federal fugitive slave law.