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Causes of Civil War

Causes of the Civil War

During what did Missouri enter the Union as a Slave State? Missouri Compromise from 1820
During what did Maine enter the Union as a Free State? Missouri Compromise from 1820
What formed the 36*30' line? Missouri Compromise from 1820
What was the 36*30' line? The 36*30' line is a line formed across the US to show where the Free states and Slave states border, Free states are above, Slave states are below.
During what did California enter the Union as a a Free State? The Compromise of 1850
What are the Utah and New Mexico Territories given through the Compromise of 1850? The Utah and New Mexico Territories were given popular sovereignty
What did Washington D.C. do about slaves in Washington D.C.? Washington D.C. banned the trade of slaves from that area, so slave owners had to travel further away to trade slaves
What was the Fugitive Slave Act? The Fugitive Slave Act was a law that required all escaped slaves in the North to return to the South
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin? Harriet Beecher Stowe, whom's purpose in writing the book was to bring out the emotions of others in order to move them so they take action against slavery
What did Abraham Lincoln call Stowe? "The Little Lady who made this Great War"
What happened after the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854? Kansas and Nebraska were given popular sovereignty and people flooded Kansas so that they could vote on whether Kansas was a Free or Slave State, fighting broke out, which lead to the nickname, "Bleeding Kansas"
Dred Scott was suing who for doing what? Dred Scott was suing his owner for not letting him be free, as the owner moved to a Free State, and Dred was not announced Free by his owner
What happened after the Dred Scott Decision? Slaves were from then on considered "property," not people
Who was John Brown, what did he do? John brown was an abolitionist who attacked a federal armory, and originally got in, but nobody supported him enough to help, and the next morning was no longer in power of the armory
What did Lincoln and Douglas both want from the Debates? A seat in the Illinois Senate
What did Lincoln and Douglas debate about? The two of them fought over who had the right to choose if a State was Free or a Slave State
What did Lincoln believe in? Douglas? Lincoln believed in the Federal Government, while Douglas believed in Popular Sovereignty
Who were all the candidates of the election of 1860, and what regions/parties did they support? Stephen Douglas - Democrat - North = John C. Breckenridge - Democrat - South = John Bell - Constitutional Union - Border States = Abraham Lincoln - Republican - North =
What were the results of the Election of 1860? Abraham Lincoln got 40% of the popular vote, and 180 votes in the Electoral College, which is 59% of the Electoral College.
How many Southern States voted for Lincoln No southern states voted for Lincoln, as Lincoln was not on any of their ballets when they voted.
Created by: 18KellerJ