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What is the name of the decision that decided how many votes each state had in the Senate and House of Representatives?
a) Great Compromise
b) Compromise of 1850
c) Missouri Compromise
d) Kansas Nebraska Act

What is the name of the document that contains the first 10 amendments to the constitution and protects our rights?
a) Bill of Rights
b) Virginia Statue of Religious Freedom
c) Virginia Declaration of Rights
d) Declaration of Independence

What territory was added to the United States after a war with Mexico?
a) California
b) Oregon
c) Spain
d) Louisiana

What did the steamboat and steam locomotive do?
a) allowed resources to be transported more quickly
b) increased the productivity of farmers
c) increased the need for slave labor
d) earned more profit for entrepreneurs

Who wrote the North Star newspaper and worked to better the lives of African Americans and women?
a) Fredrick Douglass
b) Harriet Tubman
c) William Lloyd Garrison
d) Sojourner Truth

Why did the North favor tariffs?
a) to protect factory owners and workers from foreign competition
b) to decrease the price of manufactured goods
c) to abolish slavery
d) so more people would move to Southern plantations

In what compromise did California enter the Union as a free state and southwest territories were able to decide about slavery?
a) Compromise of 1850
b) Missouri Compromise
c) Kansas Nebraska Act
d) Great Compromise

How did location and topography influence the Civil War?
a) the capture of capital cities such as Richmond and Washington DC
b) states were divided over the issue of slavery
c) states could not agree on compromises
d) the two presidents believed in different things

Which of the following was an effect of the Civil War
a) Confederate money became worthless
b) The Confederacy won the war
c) The Confederacy was able to continue slavery
d) The Union surrendered to the Confederacy

Who was a Union naval captain and later became a congressman after the war?
a) Robert Smalls
b) Harriet Tubman
c) Fredrick Douglass
d) Stonewall Jackson

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