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Why was the Republican party formed in 1854?
a) To oppose the increase in states b) To oppose the rise in taxes c) To oppose the spread of slavery d) To oppose the power of the government
Which compromise let California into the United States?
a) Missouri Compromise b) The Great Compromise c) The Compromise of 1850 d) The Kansas-Nebraska Act
What was the secret route that helped runaway slaves escape to freedom?
a) Underground Railroad b) The Highway to Freedom c) The Freedom Trail d) Harriet Tubman's Great Escape Route
Which abolitionist wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin about the daily life of a slave?
a) Harriet Tubman b) Fredrick Douglas c) Harriet Beecher Stowe d) William Lloyd Garrison
What were the people involved in the anti-slavery movement known as?
a) Temperance Workers b) Socialist c) Abolitionist d) Religious Zelots
Why was the South known as King Cotton?
a) Because they relied on the production of cotton b) Because they were ruled by a British King named Cotton c) Because they loved to use cotton as money d) Because the were dependant on the import of cotton from other countries
Which section of the United States emerged as the Bread Basket of the nation?
a) Noth b) East c) South d) West
What were the major sections of the United States just prior to the Civil War?
a) North, South, East b) West, South, Central c) North, South, West d) Northwest, Southwest, Deep South
What major cause of the Civil War led to people feeling an extreme loyalty to where they lived in the United States, rather than the country as a whole?
a) Slavery b) State's Rights c) Sectionalism d) Taxes
What country did the United States go to war with, in which territory was gained in Southwest North America?
a) Spain b) Mexico c) France d) England
What large state was annexed in 1845, after it had previously won its independence from Mexico?
a) Arizona b) New Mexico c) California d) Texas
What purchase doubled the land territory of the United States?
a) Louisiana Purchase b) Florida Purchase c) Oregon Purchase d) Texas Purchase
What was the political belief that America was going to span from ocean to ocean no matter what it took?
a) Revolution b) Manifest Destiny c) The American Dream d) The Land of the Golden Sun
What Supreme Court case upheld the institution of slavery and declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional?
a) Marbury v Madison b) Worchester v Georgia c) Dread Scott d) Brown v Board of Education
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