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Proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Stephen Douglas

2

His election caused the South to secede from the Union

Abraham Lincoln

3

Concept that suggests that states should vote whether or not to allow slavery

Popular sovereignty

4

Extreme abolitionist who raided Harper's Ferry

John Brown

5

Elected president in 1856

James Buchanan

6

Anti-slavery book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

7

First state to secede from the Union

South Carolina

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Place where the first shots of the Civil War were fired

Fort Sumter

9

Proposed the Compromise of 1850

Henry Clay

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President who was a Mexican American war hero

Zachary Taylor

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Political party formed to stop the spread of slavery

Free-soilers

12

Court case that declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional

Dred Scott case

13

Why slave holders may not want to move to Kansas

Climate

14

Sectional leader from the North

Daniel Webster

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Fugitive Slave Law designed to find a person guilty

Paid $10 if found guilty/paid $5 if found innocent

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Four parts of the Missouri Compromise

- slave trade banned in Washington, D.C..
- California was a free state
- stricter Fugitive Slave Law
- popular sovereignty in the Mexican Cession

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President of the Confederacy

Jefferson Davis

18

First capital of the Confederacy

Montgomery, Alabama

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Site of a federal armory where John Brown attempted to start a slave rebellion

Harper's Ferry

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People who wanted to abolish slavery

Abolitionists

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Confederacy

Southern portion of the United States

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President who was considered a "Dark Horse" candidate

James Polk

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Second capital of the Confederacy

Richmond, Virginia

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Location of an unofficial civil war where John Brown murdered pro-slavery settlers

Bleeding Kansas

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First Republican president

Abraham Lincoln

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Proposal that attempted to ban slavery in the Mexican Cession

Wilmot Proviso