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Believed slavery could only be ended with violence
a) William Lloyd Garrison b) Frederick Douglas c) John Brown d) John C. Calhoun
What happened when Lincoln was elected president?
a) 11 Southern States seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America b) 50 states seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America c) Southern states fired at the Northern Fort of Bull Run d) Southern States freed their slaves
In the Dred Scott Case, what did Chief Justice Roget Taney decide?
a) Dred Scott was a free man b) Dred Scott needed to get a better lawyer c) blacks should have equal rights to citizenships d) blacks had no rights to citizenship
Who was the famous conductor on the Underground Railroad
a) Harriet Tubman b) Abraham Lincoln c) John C. Calhoun d) Frederick Douglas
What was the Underground Railroad?
a) a secret escape route for slaves to travel back south to their plantations b) a secret escape route for runaway slaves to travel north to freedom c) a railroad run by abolotionists to help slaves escape d) the first Underground train system to help slaves escape
Why did Kansas get its nickname, Bleeding Kansas?
a) The Kansas River became the color red b) The governor of Kansas was killed c) Abolitionists and Pro Slavery people started fighting over votes d) Farmers were getting hurt on big machinery
What law said citizens of new states should decide themselves if they want to be free or slave states
a) Kansas Nebraska Act b) Compromise of 1850 c) Missouri Compromise d) Fugitive Slave Act
What said any slaves that escaped to the north can be caught and returned to their plantation owners t said
a) Kansas Nebraska Act b) Return Runaway Slave Act c) Fugitive Slave Act d) Missouri Compromise
Who wrote the compromises and was known as the Great Compromiser
a) Henry Clay b) Daniel Webster c) John C. Calhoun d) Abraham Lincoln
What compromise consisted of: California becomes a free state, Utah and New Mexico can decide for themselves, Fugitive Slave Act
a) Compromise of 1850 b) Missouri Compromise c) Fair State Compromise d) Kansas Nebraska Act
Which compromise allowed MIssouri to enter union as a slave state, and Maine as a free state?
a) Compromise of 1850 b) Missouri Compromise c) Fair State Compromise d) Kansas Nebraska Act
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin
a) Harriet Beecher Stowe b) Frederick Douglas c) Abraham Lincoln d) William Lloyd Garrison
Who called Harriet Beecher Stowe, the little lady who started this war
a) Abraham Lincoln b) Henry Clay c) John C. Calhoun d) Frederick Douglas
Who started an abolitionist newspaper called The Liberator
a) Frederick Douglas b) William Lloyd Garrison c) Harriet Beecher Stowe d) Sojourner Truth
How did Frederick Douglas and Sojourner Truth help the abolitionist movement?
a) gave speeches about evils of slavery b) fought against slavery in court c) wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin d) they didn't try to help
Who believed in states' rights and slavery was a good thing
a) Abraham Lincoln b) Henry Clay c) John Brown d) John C. Calhoun
What invention encouraged plantation owners to raise huge crops of cotton which were grown harvested with slave labor
a) factory system b) slave trade c) Cotton gin d) wagon
Who invented the cotton gin?
a) Henry Clay b) Eli Whitney c) Frederick Douglas d) William Lloyd Garrison
What was essential to agricultural economy of South
a) slavery b) tobacco c) Southern Democrat Party d) industry
Lincoln ran on the policy of NO MORE SLAVERY IN THE WEST, but allowed SLAVERY in the ______.
a) North b) East c) South d) NO SLAVERY WAS ALLOWED
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