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Civil War 2

8th grade SS TAKS Review

These people created much hatred and resentment in the South as they demanded an immediate end to slavery. What were the abolitionists?
I caused a panic in the South after I rebelled against my master showing that blacks were not satisfied with our lives as slaves. Who was Nat Turner?
I argued to the Supreme Court that since I was taken into free territory, I should be a free man. Who was Dredd Scott?
I tried to begin a slave revolt in Harper’s Ferry, Virginia. Who was John Brown?
President Lincoln said when meeting me,"So you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!" Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe?
This overrode the Missouri Compromise and led Northerners to worry that slavery would “march across the land.” What is the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
I outlawed the slave trade in Washington D.C. and admitted California into the Union as a ‘free state.’ I also opened the Mexican Cession to slavery and created the Fugitive Slave law. What is the Compromise of 1850?
This proposal in Congress tried to prohibit slavery in the Mexican Cession acquired by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. What was the Wilmot Proviso?
I am the President of the Confederacy.,Who is Jefferson Davis?, I was the first state to leave the United States Union and I am the state where the first shots were fired in the Civil War. What is South Carolina (at Fort Sumter)?
I forced the North to make a choice about slavery…follow the law and support slavery or oppose slavery, but face the consequences. What is the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850?
The is the constitutional principle of ‘people rule’ used in the Kansas territory causing “Bleeding Kansas.” What is popular sovereignty?
This series of discussions in the 1858 Illinois senate race defined the arguments for and against slavery’s expansion for the nation. What were the Lincoln – Douglass Debates?
It was very important to keep this even between the North and South in the U.S. House and Senate. What is the “balance of power”?
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