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US History

Chapter 14 Quiz Review

Republican who served as the 16th president of the United States; lead the nation through the American Civil War, its bloodiest war and its greatest crisis Abraham Lincoln
Democrat; Mexican war hero; U.S. senator from Mississippi; U.S secretary of war; only ever elected president of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
Child of an abolitionist minister; deeply affected by the Fugitive Slave Act; author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Led an anti-slavery movement that became very violent; and even tried to raid a weapons cache; lead groups of volunteers during the Bleeding Kansas Crisis John Brown
First southern state to secede from the Union; state where the first battle of The Civil War occurred South Carolina
Located on an island in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; home to the first battle of The Civil War Fort Sumter
Even that demonstrated how fragmented the nation had become; more divided than ever Presidential Election of 1860
Year of a new president-elect 1860
March of 1861 Abraham was sworn into office;
April of 1861 Attack on Fort Sumter (civil war begins)
To withdraw Secede
False or mis-leading information that is spread to a further cause Propaganda
People in the territory or state would vote directly on issues, rather than having their elected representative decide Popular Sovereignty
Runaway enslaved people Fugitives
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