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Civil War Events

The events leading up to the Civil Wat

QuestionAnswer
What does Missouri enter the Union as in the Missouri Compromise? A Slave state
What does Maine enter the Union as in the Missouri Compromise? A Free state
What was the coordinates of the line in the Missouri Compromise? 36*30
How did the Missouri Compromise help cause the Civil War? It helped continue the status quo of keeping free and slave equal. This only creates a larger divide between free and slave states.
What does California enter the United States as in the Compromise of 1850? A free State
What were the New Mexico and Utah territories given the right to do in the Compromise of 1850 Choose whether the wanted to be a Free state or a Slave state (popular sovereignty)
What does D.C. do in the Compromise of 1850? Ban slavery and strengthen the Fugitive Slave Act
How did the Compromise of 1850 help cause the Civil War Ends the status quo of trying to keep free and slave equal. The North ends up with more political power.
Who was the author of the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin"? Harriet Beecher
What does the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" describe? The hard life of a slave
What did the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" do? Evoke emotions to move someone to action for slaves
How did the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin help cause the Civil War? It encourages the North to rethink slavery, but it enrages the South
What were Kansas and Nebraska allowed in the Kansas-Nebraska Act? They were allowed popular sovereignty
What did Pro and Anti slavery groups do to try to swing the vote? They flood to Kansas
What do conflicts between the two groups break out into? Blood shed that is later called "Bleeding Kansas"
How did the Kansas-Nebraska Act help cause the Civil War? This is the first time that it turned into a fight with physical violence instead of a fight with words
Who was Dred Scott? A slave that sued his master for his freedom
Why did Dred Scott sue his master for his freedom? He and his master lived for a time in a free state
What does the Supreme court decide? The Supreme Court decides that African Americans are not citizens and that slaves are property and can be taken anywhere
How did the Dred Scott decision help lead to the Civil War? With this decision there are no more Free States
Who was John Brown? An that wanted to violently overthrow the slave system by taking a Federal Armory in H.F. VA
Why did John Brown's plan fail? Slaves did not join him
What did John Brown want to take? The U.S. military arsenal at Harpers Ferry
What were both Lincoln and Douglass running for? Both were running for the Senate seat of Illinois
Why did John Brown and Harper's Ferry help cause the Civil War It made the South nervous about slave revolt
What were Lincoln and Douglass running for? Both were running for the Senate seat of Illinois
What question were they debating? Who could determine a state free or slave
What did Douglass say? Popular Sovereignty
What did Lincoln say? Federal Government
How did the Lincoln Douglass debates help lead to the Civil War? South felt uneasy about both arguments. This debate is known across the U.S. and gets Lincoln fame
Who were the four candidates in the Election of 1860? Stephen Douglass, John C. Breckenridge, Abraham Lincoln, and John Bell
Stephen Douglass Democrat North
John C. Breckenridge Democrat South
Abraham Lincoln Republican North
John Bell Constitutional Union Army Border
What were the results of the Election of 1860? Abraham Lincoln wins with only 40% of the popular vote, but he got 180 electoral votes
How did the Election of 1860 help lead to the United States? Not one Southern state voted for Lincoln. Lincoln was not on their ballot. South felt politically powerless. Afraid Lincoln will ban slavery.
What were Lincoln and Douglass running for? Both were running for the Senate seat of Illinois
What question were they debating? Who could determine a state free or slave
What did Douglass say? Popular Sovereignty
What did Lincoln say? Federal Government
How did the Lincoln Douglass debates help lead to the Civil War? South felt uneasy about both arguments. This debate is known across the U.S. and gets Lincoln fame
Who were the four candidates in the Election of 1860? Stephen Douglass, John C. Breckenridge, Abraham Lincoln, and John Bell
Stephen Douglass Democrat North
John C. Breckenridge Democrat South
Abraham Lincoln Republican North
John Bell Constitutional Union Army Border
What were the results of the Election of 1860? Abraham Lincoln wins with only 40% of the popular vote, but he got 180 electoral votes
How did the Election of 1860 help lead to the United States? Not one Southern state voted for Lincoln. Lincoln was not on their ballot. South felt politically powerless. Afraid Lincoln will ban slavery.
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