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Which court case said that slaves are property and Congress can’t outlaw slavery in the western territories?
a) Smith v. Jones
b) Gibbons v. Ogden
c) Dred Scott v. Sanford
d) McCulloch v. Maryland

Which agreements were written to resolve the issue of slavery in the West?
a) Declaration of Independence and Constitution
b) Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Abolitionist Papers
c) Missouri Compromise and Compromise of 1850
d) Missouri Compromise and the Articles of Confederation

Who was an abolitionist who was executed after attempting a slave revolt at Harper’s Ferry?
a) John Brown
b) Abraham Lincoln
c) Harriet Tubman
d) Frederick Douglass

Why was the South upset when Lincoln won the election of 1860?
a) They felt like the votes were counted wrong
b) Not one southern state voted for Lincoln and Lincoln thought slavery was morally wrong
c) Lincoln wanted to expand slavery into the west
d) 1860 was not an election year

One effect of the rise of sectionalism, the growing disagreement over state’s rights, and the issue of slavery was
a) The formation of the Whig party
b) Increasing tensions between the North and the South
c) An end to the conflict over the extension of slavery in the territories
d) A permanent compromise between the North, South, and West

The Kansas-Nebraska Act said the issue of slavery in Kansas would be determined by:
a) The Missouri Compromise
b) Congress
c) popular sovereignty
d) a new compromise

Which statement best describes the economic differences between the North and the South in the period prior to the Civil War?
a) The Northern economy had significant manufacturing, while the Southern economy was almost exclusively agricultural
b) Jobs on plantations attracted more European immigrants to the South than the North
c) Transportation systems were less developed in the North than in the South
d) The Southern economy was more diversified than the Northern economy

Which does sectionalism mean?
a) A love of country
b) People are loyal to a section or region instead of the country as a whole
c) A tax will be placed on imported goods
d) The national government has more power than the states

Which are two provisions of the Compromise of 1850?
a) Maine will be a free state and Missouri will be a slave state
b) Slavery in the west will be outlawed and Maine will be a slave state
c) Slavery in Kansas will be decided by popular sovereignty and slavery will be outlawed in the South
d) California is a free state and the Fugitive Slave Law was passed

Whats Ms. Comer's favorite color?
a) orange
b) green
c) blue
d) yellow

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