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5th grade Chapter 14
|where did most Southerners live by the mid 1850s?
|small towns and farms
|In what region of the US were most of the nation's cities located by the 1850s?
|What was the North's point of view on slavery by the 1850'?
|Most Northern states had outlawed slavery
|Which of the following describes slavery's role in the Southern economy?
|Slavery was profitable
|Which of the following describes what slaves were doing when they resisted slavery?
|fighting for freedom
|Which of the following is one way in which slaves resisted slavery?
|holding back on work
|which of the following was a slave rebellion that ended in slaves returning to Africa?
|What means did Harriet Tubman and others use to help slaves reach freedom in the North?
|Which of the following describes the lifestyle of free African Americans?
|They lived in fear of losing their freedom
|What problem did the Missouri Compromise solve?
|Northerners did not want more slave states than free states
|Why were people outraged at the Supreme Court's decision in the Dred Scott case?
|The Court said African Americans had no rights
|How did John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry affect the nation?
|It further divided the North and South
|Which statement represents Lincoln's and Douglas's views on slavery?
|Lincoln opposed slavery, but Douglas thought slavery had its place
|Which of the following is a reason Southern states seceded from the Union?
|They wanted to keep slavery
|What officially strated the Civil War?
|the battle at Fort Sumter
|was made up of the states that remained loyal to the United States government
|Allowed California to be admitted to the Union as a free state
|Compromise of 1850
|the idea that people of a state can choose the laws that best fit their needs
|South Carolina was the first to __________ from the Union
|the _____________ preserved teh balance between free and slave states
|the staes that seceded from the Union formed the _______
|the ____ allowed people in cerain areas to determine whether or not their territory would allow slavery
|Although some former slaves had reached the North and found freedom, the _____ said they had to be retruned to their owners.
|Fugitive Slave Law
|_____ did not allow slaves to own land
|Slavery was illegal in California and any other _______
|Harriet Tubman became famous for helping slaves escape to freedom on the _______.