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Title: Chapter 10 The Union in Peril


1
Chapter 10 The Union in Peril
2
Who won the World Series last year?
  • San Francisco Giants

3
True or false The Dodgers won the world series
last year.
  • False The Giants won the world series

4
The _____ allowed California to be admitted to
the Union as a free state.
  • Compromise of 1850

5
True or False Stephen Douglas defeated Abraham
Lincoln in 1858
  • True

6
The ____ proposed prohibiting slavery in
California and other territories acquired from
Mexico.
  • Wilmot Proviso

7
What was the difference between the Northern
economy and the Southern economy?
  • North more manufacturing
  • South based on agriculutre

8
True or False Abraham Lincoln said secession is
illegal but it would be illegal for him to do
anything about it.
  • False James Buchanan said it.

9
____ helped over 300 slaves safely flee the South
by using a system known as the underground
railroad.
  • Harriet Tubman

10
____ is famous as the author of a controversial
book that depicted slavery as a moral, not just a
political struggle.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

11
True or False The Whig party was dissolved after
the Compromise of 1850
  • False Dissolved after Kansas-Nebraska

12
When ____ proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act the
bill sparked a bitter debate in Congress.
  • Stephen Douglas

13
Passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act would repeal
____
  • The Missouri Compromise

14
True or False Stephen Douglas wanted to build a
transcontinental railroad through a southern
route.
  • False Northern route

15
The belief that states can leave the union is
known as the principle of ____
  • Secession

16
True or False The Republican party was founded
based on opposition to the Mexican American War
  • False opposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act

17
Stephen Douglas believed that the only democratic
way to deal with the slavery issue was through
___.
  • Popular sovereignty

18
Hoping to spark a general slave uprising ____ led
a raid on a federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry.
  • John Brown

19
The ____ was formed in February of 1861 in
response to Lincolns election.
  • Confederacy/Confederate States of America

20
In the Lincoln-Douglas debates, ___ accused ___
of being an abolitionist and a supporter of
racial equality.
  • Douglas, Lincoln

21
Douglas argued that slavery cannot
existanywhere, unless it is supported by local
police regulations. This became known as ____
  • The Freeport Doctrine

22
____ was the first state to secede after Lincoln
was elected President
  • South Carolina

23
President Buchanan endorsed the _______ because
it would make Kansas a slave state
  • Lecompton Constitution

24
Northerners who objected to slaverys imapct on
free white workers and opposed slavery in the
territories were known as ____
  • Free soilers

25
True or False The Dred Scott decision ruled that
slavery would not be allowed in all future
territories.
  • False ruled slavery would be allowed in all
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26
Nine Northern states passed ___ forbidding the
imprisonment of runaway slaves.
  • Personal liberty laws

27
The actions of ____ at Pottawatomie Creek
triggered dozens of violent incidents and led to
Bleeding Kansas.
  • John Brown

28
___ was based on feelings of mistrust directed
towards the increasing number of immigrants and
Catholics
  • Know-Nothing Party

29
The ___ included a more effective law requiring
people in free states to return fugitive slaves
  • Compromise of 1850

30
According to the ___ congress could not forbid
slavery in any territory because it would
interfere with a slaver-holders right to own
property
  • Dred Scott Decision/Supreme Court

31
President ___ opposed a compromise measure in
1850. He died and was replaced by ___ who
supported a compromise.
  • Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore

32
True or False The Compromise of 1850 gave New
Mexico land that was disputed with Texas
  • True

33
True or False After the Kansas-Nebraska Act it
was assumed that Nebraska would be a slave
territory and Kansas a free territory.
  • False Kansas would have slaves, Nebraska would
    be free

34
What U.S. Senator originally proposed the
Compromise of 1850?
  • Henry Clay

35
In the Dred Scott case the Supreme Court ruled
____ unconstitutional.
  • Missouri Compromise
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