Who wrote uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriett Beecher Stowe
Who wrote The Impending Crisis of the South
Hinton R Helper
What were Beechers Bibles?
Rifles used during bleeding Kansas
What is the Lecompton Constitution?
A proslavery document that you could vote for either with or without savery but it protected slaveowners either way
Who subjected the entire Lecompton Constitution to vote?
Illinois senator Stephen Douglas
Who was beaten for delivering his "crime against Kansas" speech?
Wo beat the orater of the crime against Kansas speech?
Preston S. Brooks
Who won the 1856 presidential election?
Wo ran in the presidential election of 1856?
John C. Freemont and Buchannan and Fillmore
Wo were the fire eaters?
Rdical southerners threatening to secede
What was another name for the American Party?
The know nothing party
What was dediced in the dredd scott case?
Slaves are not citizens, they are property and the government cant legally take them from people. Therefore the Missourri compromise was always unconstitutional
Was the north or the south more affected by the economic crash of 1857?
What did most Northerners blame for the crash?
The Tarriff or 1857- it was extremely los
Did Lincon win the senatorial election for illinois in 1858?
No, but it was a moral victory
Why didn't john browns plan work?
BecUse the skaves mdidnt know what was happening so they didnt revolt
What was another name for the Constituttional Union party in 1860?
The do nothing party
Wy did the republicans win the elction of 1860?
Because the democrats were split
What percentage of popular support did Lincoln have when he was elected president?
What was the first state to secede?
How many states eventually seceded from the union?
long did Lincon inititally say the militiamen would have to fight?
What happened during the battle of Bull Run?
Spectators watched on picnic blankets
Who won the battle of Bull run?
Te confederates, but it was good for the Union because it made them see reality
Why was George Mclellan not a good general?
He was overcautious
Who won the 7 days battle?
What generals fought in the 2nd battle of bull run?
Lee and Pope
What was the turning point of the war?
Who won the battle of Anteitam?
the Union- mclellan
Did the Emancipation proclamation free all slaves?
no, only ones in disloyal states (where we had no jurisdiction to enfore it)
Who lost Fredericksburg for the Union?
Whose charge is often known as the high tide of the Confederacy?
Why was Vicksburg's capture important?
it cut off supplies to the South that were coming via the mississippi river
What was the effect of Gettsyburg and Vicksburg happening within days of one another?
the South lost the support of both France and Britain
What did Sherman's total ware include?
leaving a path of destruction, burning and looting everything
where did Shermans men wreak havoc?
georgia and the Carolinas
Who was mojority in the Congressional Comittee on Conduct of War?
Who were the copperheads
they obstructed the war by attacking Lincoln, the draft, and emancipation?
what negative effect did emancipation have?
many Northerners were unwilling to fight a war for slavery
What was Grant's method
high cost, but high success- cold harbor
what did england do as s result of the union victory?
english reform bill of 1867 makes it a true democracy.