Assignment- Explain each of the following and their influence on the approaching Civil War:

Explain each of the following and their influence on the approaching Civil War:
1. Missouri Compromise (1820)
2. Mexican-American War (1846-1848)
3. Comproise  of 1850
4. Fugitive Slave Laws
5. Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854)
6. Popular Soverignty
7. Dred Scott Decision (1857)
8. Election of 1860