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Chapter 14 Civil War

Events leading up to the Civil War

Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin? Harriet Beecher Stowe
"The South depended on slave labor" (pro-slavery or anti-slavery) pro slavery
What state was admitted as a free state in the Compromise of 1850? California
"Factory workers were wage slaves, but slave holders took care of their enslaved people" (pro-slavery or anti-slavery) pro-slavery
Stephen A. Douglas tired to appease the South by letting the issue of slavery be solved by what? popular soveriegnty
"Enslaved people were better off under white care than they would have been on their own." (pro-slavery or anti-slavery) pro-slavery
This law opened the Kansas and Nebraska territory and would use popular sovereignty to decide of the issue of slavery. Kansas-Nebraska Act
What event angered Northerners because its decision could extend slavery into the territories? Dred Scott v Snaford
What political party would make this statement " the federal government does not have the right to ban slavery in any state or territory. Southern Democrat
The power powerful devotion of people to a particular part, or section, of a nation. sectionalism
What system required the use of slaves because labor-intensive cotton-farming was the principal economic activity the south depended on? plantation system
The elections in Kansas after the Kansas Nebraska Act led to events known as what? Bleeding Kansas
After the passage of the Fugitive slave Act of 1850 where was the safest place for slaves to escape to? Canada
The election of 1860 leads to what event in the South? South Carolina Seceding
A person who wanted to end slavery. abolitionist
What was the goal of the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Act? maintain balance between free and slave states
The act in which one part of a nation withdraws from the nation. secession
Which literary work exposed the evils of slavery? Uncle Tom's Cabin
Fighting between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces in Kansas was known as what? Bleeding Kansas
What event marked the beginning of the Civil War? Fort Sumter
Who raided Harpers Ferry? John Brown
John Brown (anti-slavery or pro-slavery)? anti-slavery
Missouri settlers who crossed the Kansas border to vote and attack free-soil settlers. Border Ruffians
Allowed special government officials to arrest any person accused of being a runaway slave. Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
Who was elected president in the Election of 1860? Abraham Lincoln
Document ratified by state conventions who were seceding from the Union. Ordinance of Secession
Who was the first sate to secede? South Carolina
What state is Harpers Ferry located? Virginia
Where is Ft. Sumter located? Charleston, South Carolina
What was the government formed by seceding states called? Confederate States of America
What law banned slavery north of Missouri's southern border? Missouri Compromise
What law dissolved the Missouri Compromise? Kansas-Nebraska Act
What even ruled that the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional? Dred Scott v. Sanford
Created by: jmackey2



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