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Unit 10

Causes of the Civil War

Who was a supporter of states' rights and was also outspoken against the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850? John C. Calhoun
What was Lincoln's speech where he promised not to disturb slavery where it existed and he told the southerners the war was in their hands? First Inaugural Address
Lincoln's speech that stated the nation could not continue half slave and half free? House Divided Speech
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin? Harriet Beecher Stowe
What are 4 main causes of the Civil War? States' rights, slavery, tariffs, sectionalism
What was the small-scale civil war that took place in Kansas between pro and anti-slavery forces? Bleeding Kansas
Which act said that all territories would use popular sovereignty to determine the issue of slavery? Kansas-Nebraska Act
Which compromise set up the Fugitive Slave Act, ended slave trade in D.C., and said the Mexican Cession would use popular sovereignty to determine the slavery issue? Compromise of 1850
Which event led to fear of slave uprisings throughout the South? John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
Which Supreme Court case overturned the Missouri Compromise and said slaves are property not people? Dred Scott v. Sanford
Which compromise allowed Missouri to enter as a slave state if Maine entered at a free state? Missouri Compromise
Who was a strong supporter of the Compromise of 1850? Daniel Webster
Which event led to the southern states seceding from the Union? Lincoln's Election of 1860
Who proposed the Missouri Compromise? Henry Clay
What is loyalty to a certain region known as? Sectionalism
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