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Reform, Rumblings, R

What Supreme Court case was decided in 1857? Dred Scott v Sandford
Who was responsible for the raid at Harpers Ferry? John Brown
What did southerners fear if Lincoln became president? a ban on slavery
What state was the first to secede n 1860? South Carolina
What state was the last state to secede from the union in 1861? North Carolina
Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired and by whom? On Fort Sumter by South Carolina troops
What does secede mean? It means to leave the Union.
Which man from Guilford County helped set up the Underground Railroad? Levi Coffin
Abraham Lincoln helped create what political party? Republican
Name three of the five outcomes of the Compromise of 1850. California became a free state; slavery was abolished in Washington, DC; Utah and New Mexico territories would decide through popular sovereignty about slavery; stronger fugitive slave laws; Texas's debts were paid off.
reform change for the better
compromise agreement between two sides to give and take in order to reach an agreement.
Whig Party political party whose members favored banks and internal improvements.
Archibald D Murphey NC reformer
What reforms did Archibald D. Murphey fight for? public education; internal improvement; and constitutional reforms
Missouri Compromise a plan to admit Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state
Andrew Jackson 7th president of the US
Indian Removal Act is also known as what? Trail of Tears
What was the main motivator for the Indian Removal Act? more farm land
literary fund fund set up by NC legislature to establish public schools
Fugitive Slave Codes or Laws codes or laws enforcing people to return runaway slaves.
Who mailed himself to Philadelphia with the help of an abolitionist friend? Henry "Box" Brown
abolition the movement to end slavery.
John Brown A radical abolitionist who led the raid on Harpers Ferry.
Harpers Ferry The site of a raid led by John Brown.
Levi Coffin He was born in Guilford County, NC and became known as "The Father of the Underground Railroad"
What was the name of the nation formed by the 11 southern states who seceded from the Union? The Confederate States of America
Who was the President of the Confederate States? Jefferson Davis
What was the name of the first railroad connecting two NC towns? Wilmington and Weldon Railroad
Who was the first NC governor to be elected directly by the people? Edward Bishop Dudley
Trains run by "Iron Horses" are actually what? Wood burning locomotives.
What moved the first cargo on rail road tracks? mules
Where does the North Carolina gold rush begin in 1799? Reeds Gold Mine
In the early 1800's, NC earned what nickname? The "Rip Van Winkle" state
Name three ways NC was slow to develop in the early 1800's socially, politically and economically.
Who was the President when the Indian Removal Act was signed? Andrew Jackson
Manifest Destiny the idea that america was destined to expand from the Atlantic to Pacific oceans
Dorothea Dix opened a hospital for the mentally ill in NC