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What nickname did Vice President John Calhoun give to the Tariff of 1828?
a) Tariff of Abominations b) Tariff of Greed c) Tariff of Northern Agression d) Tariff of Terror
Manifest Destiny led to the United States involvement in a war with which nation?
a) Spain b) England c) Canada d) Mexico
This man, an abolitionist from Kansas, plotted to take over the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry.
a) John Bell b) John Calhoun c) John Brown d) John Breckenridge
The addition of which two states via the Missouri Compromise maintained the balance of power in the U.S. Senate?
a) Kansas, Nebraska b) Missouri, Maine c) Florida, Missouri d) Missouri, Kansas
What word best defines nullification?
a) strong b) useless c) sleepy d) empty
Why did the South challenge the Tariff of 1832?
a) They felt it was not being enforced. b) They believed it was meant to harm them and help the North. c) It taxed things that had nothing to do with them. d) It was too high.
Which of the following is not true about the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law?
a) Runaway slaves had to go to Canada to be free b) It stripped runaway slaves of any legal rights c) It allowed popular sovereignty in western states d) People who helped runaway slaves faced steep fines
Why were slaves not considered to be citizens?
a) They were property and not considered as human beings. b) They were a conquered people. c) Citizenship was not important d) They did not want to be citizens
What principle made the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional?
a) right to free speech b) personal property rights c) separation of church and state d) slavery was wrong
What invention was credited with saving slavery in the South?
a) spinning jenny b) cotton gin c) steam engine d) loom
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