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1

What was the Wilmot Proviso?

a proposal that would ban slavery in any lands that the us acquired from Mexico, but never passed

2

Who won the Election of 1848?

Zachary Taylor

3

What was the name for the bills that dealt with slavery in the states added since the
Missouri Compromise?

Compromise of 1850

4

What required all citizens to help catch runaway slaves in 1850?

the fugitive slave act

5

Anyone who aided a fugitive slave could be, what two things?

fined or imprisoned

6

What did the enforcement of infugative slave act do?

caused more anger in the north

7

What increased the amount of territory open to slaveholding in the U.S.?

Kansas Nebraska act

8

What is popular sovereignty?

Letting people decide for themselves about an issue

9

Which territory was the first to have blood shed over slavery?

Kansas

10

Who was the violent abolitionist that believed God had chosen him to end slavery?

John brown

11

What happened in the Sumner Brooks Incident?

Senator Charles sumner lashed out against those for slavery including Andrew p butler

12

What did Antislavery Whigs & Democrats, and Free Soilers join together to
become?

joined forces to become the Republican Party

13

Who did Dred Scott sue?

Sandford -owner

14

What did the Dred Scott Decision do to the nation?

divided the nation even more

15

Who was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court that ruled on the Dred Scott case?

Roger b Taney

16

According to the Dred Scott Decision, what did the Constitution do?

protected slavery

17

What Senate race became the center of national attention?

Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A Douglas debate

18

What party was each candidate a part of in the Lincoln-Douglas race?

Republican- Lincoln, Democrate Douglas

19

What was the main topic of the debates during the Lincoln-Douglas election?

slavery

20

Who won the Illinois Senate race between Lincoln and Douglas?

Stephen A. Douglas

21

What was the name of the event when John Brown led men to attack a weapon
storage facility?

raid on harpers ferry

22

What was Brown hoping to start at the Raid on Harpers Ferry?

a rebellion against slave holders

23

After this event, what became a rallying point for many abolitionists?

John Brown was executed of treason and death

24

What was the first state to secede from the Union?

South Carolina

25

After seven states seceded, what was formed on Feb. 4, 1861?

a new nation and new government called the confederate stares of America

26

How did the Confederate States of America justify secession?

with the belief in states rights

27

Who was the first President of the Confederate States of America?

Jefferson Davis

28

Whose hands did President Lincoln say the possibility of war was in?

In the hands of the people not him

29

What event marked the beginning of the Civil War?

Fort Sumter attack

30

After seven states seceded, what was formed on Feb. 4, 1861?

Formed a new nation and a new government called the confederate states of America