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  1. What happens during the Election of 1856?
  2. Radical Republicans
  3. Why doesn't the Ten Percent Plan go into affect?
  4. States Rights
  5. Why don't Free Soilers want slavery?
  1. a 1. They believe that if slavery is allowed it will be difficult to remove later on
    2. They are afraid big plantation owners will dominate life like they do in the South
    3. People don't want to compete with slave labor
    4. A lot of free soilers were racist and didn't want blacks in the new territories at all
  2. b 1. John Calhoun argued that the National government can't pass a law that denies a citizen with their property
    2. Only a state can abolish slavery within it's borders; the federal government can't
    3. Until a territory becomes a state, it has to be open to slavery
    4. Claims that all laws that prohibit slavery are unconstitutional
  3. c Because Lincoln is assassinated
  4. d - The Know-Nothings will receive 900,000 votes but don't succeed in the Electoral College
    - People begin to flee after the Election
    - The Republican party forms
  5. e - a minority of congressional Republicans who are strongly antislavery favored protection of black rights, especially black male suffrage, as a precondition for the readmission of southern states

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. due to Army discipline and the conditions that the troops were under
  2. - 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
  3. - nativists, people who were native-born, believed in an anti-immigration attitude
    - expressed their hatred in bloody anti-Catholic riots, burning churches and convents
  4. - The South has a relatively homogenous economy with agriculture and slaves
    - The South believes they are ethnically homogenous
    - The South has a shared political ideology - John Lock & John Calhoun - state's right, federal government
    - Share a collective fear of what might happen if the slaves were free
  5. - It seemed to permit slavery and that the South were given something that North wasn't.
    - showed that popular sovereignty can't solve the slavery issue
    - shatters the The Whig party and it collapses
    - helps to establish the Know-Nothings

5 True/False Questions

  1. What are the results of the Civil War?- named the bloodiest American war
    - 620,000 die during the war
    - 400,000 of the casualties died from something other than being shot in battle, i.e. medical care, starvation
    - left a high percentage of drug addicts

          

  2. Wilmot Proviso- introduced by David Wilmot in 1846
    - prohibits the introduction slavery into any territory the U.S. gains from Mexico
    - Passes through the House but not by the Senate because the South has a maintained equality of the Senate
    - Shows the sectional tensions that exist
    - Argues that Congress has the right to make any law for the territories including laws about slavery

          

  3. What were the basic arguments in the 1849s?- It seemed to permit slavery and that the South were given something that North wasn't.
    - showed that popular sovereignty can't solve the slavery issue
    - shatters the The Whig party and it collapses
    - helps to establish the Know-Nothings

          

  4. Draft Bill- passed by Congress in July 1864, requiring that 50 percent of the voters take an oath of future loyalty before the restoration process could begin
    - once that occurred, those who could swear they never willingly supported the Confederacy could vote in an election for delegates to a constitutional convention

          

  5. Know-Nothings- members of a secret, fraternal organization called the Order of the Star-Spangled Banner, founded in NY
    - when members were asked about the organization they responded with "I know nothing."
    - The Order grew in size by 1854, reaching a membership of between 800,000 - 1,500,000
    - political objective was to extend the period of naturalization (5 to 21 years) in order to undercut immigrant voting and to keep aliens in their place

          

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