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5 Matching questions

  1. How did Republicans view the unsettled West?
  2. Fourteenth Amendment
  3. What were the views on blacks and slavery?
  4. Nativism
  5. Compromise of 1850
  1. a - proposed by Henry Clay who wants to admit California as a free state
    - organize the rest of the Mexican cession to two territories on the basis of popular sovereignty (Mexican law had already abolished slavery there)
    - Resolve boundary dispute between New Mexico and Texas by granting the disputing region to New Mexico and paying Texas' debt of 10 million
    - proposes to abolish the slave trade in Washington, D.C.
    - called for a more effective Fugitive Slave Law
  2. b - nativists, people who were native-born, believed in an anti-immigration attitude
    - expressed their hatred in bloody anti-Catholic riots, burning churches and convents
  3. c As a land of opportunities where the hardworking could improve their social and economic status
    - Free soil would serve as a guarantee of free competition or the "right to rise"
    - But if slavery was permitted to expand, the rights of "free labor" would be denied and slaveowners would use the best land, blocking commercial and industrial development
  4. d - ratified in 1868, it provided citizenship to ex-slaves after the Civil War and constitutionally protected equal rights under the law for all citizens.
    - Radical Republicans used it to enact a congressional Reconstruction policy in the former Confederate states
  5. e - Slavery only exists in the South but the North was just was racist
    - Very few Northerners were willing to give blacks social and economic equality
    - Working class whites resented the competition of free blacks
    - Some states prohibit blacks from moving to their states
    - Northerners were against expansion of slavery to new territories

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - ratified in 1870, prohibits the denial or abridgment of the right to vote by the federal of state governments on the basis of race, color, or prior condition as a slave.
    - intended to guarantee African Americans the right to vote in the South
  2. The North doesn't want to let the South go and doesn't allow it
  3. Stephen A. Douglas
  4. - Suspected fugitives were denied a jury trial, the right to testify on their own behalf, and other basic constitutional rights
    - There were no effective safeguards against falsely identifying fugitives or kidnapping free black slaves
    - If a judge decides the accused is a runaway slave, the judge receives 10 dollars; if the judge decides the accused is not a runaway slave, the judge receives 5 dollars
  5. a "necessary evil"

5 True/False questions

  1. Why does the South feel like they have to secede?The North doesn't want to let the South go and doesn't allow it


  2. How did Radicals such as Thaddeus Stevens want to reshape Southern society?- believed in "regeneration before Reconstruction"
    - required an extended period of military rule, confiscation and redistribution of large landholdings and federal aid for schools to educate blacks and whites


  3. What is the fall of the Know-Nothings?- the northern and southern delegates were split on the issue of slavery in the territories
    - declines after people realize that nativism isn't the answer
    - their secrecy comes back to haunt them
    - inspired a certain amount of mob violence
    - nominated Millard Fillmore as their representative


  4. Denmark Vesey1. Free black man in Charleston, South Carolina who planned a conspiracy to seize local armories, arm the slave population, and take possession of the city
    2. Known as the Vessey Conspiracy


  5. Why do people want to pardon?1. The South as a whole was unrepentant and hasn't changed; determined to make reconstruction fail
    2. Both the North and South are tired of military rule
    3. The Conservatives openly appeal to white supremacy
    4. People of the North and South believe the propoganda about the bad the governments were and any change wouldn't be good
    5. The Compromise of 1877 pulls soldiers out of the South


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