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  1. Ten Percent Plan
  2. After 1831, how was slavery viewed?
  3. The Election of 1860
  4. Wilmot Proviso
  5. Popular Sovereignty
  1. a - Republican delegates called for a high protective tariff, free homesteads, and federal aid for internal improvements, esp. the transcontinental railroad
    - The South hates it all because it encourages people to move and possibly the states would be free
    - The split of the Democratic party helps Lincoln
    - Lincoln wins 39% of the vote and has the majority of the Electoral vote
  2. b -once ten percent or more of the voting population of any occupied state had take an oath of allegiance to the Union and acknowledge the legality of emancipation, they were authorized to set up a loyal government
  3. c a "positive good"
  4. d - 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
  5. e - Lewis Cass; Senator of Michigan; Democrat; places the sovereignty doctrine
    - described as "squatter sovereignty" meant that the settlers could vote slavery up or down at the first meeting of a territorial legislature
    - Cass doesn't know if the federal government has the right to regulate slavery;
    - Cass says if the govt. has the right to abolish slavery; they shouldn't
    - Cass wants to keep slavery out of national politics because it will tear the country and the democratic party apart

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 1. Forced free blacks to register or have white guardians who responsible for their behavior
    2. Free blacks were required to carry papers proving their free status
    3. Laws invoked to exclude blacks from several occupations
  2. - result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act
    - the border war that erupted between proslavery and antislavery forces in "bleeding" Kansas
  3. people who didn't want slavery to expand to new territories but were not an abolitionist party
  4. -intended to restrict the power of the President to remove certain office-holders without the approval of the Senate.
    - enacted on March 3, 1867, over the veto of President Andrew Johnson
    - deny the president the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president, without the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress.
  5. - Northern states had a quota that they each had to meet
    - if the quota was not met, there was a draft in the state
    - states will begin to pay bounties to pay people to volunteer (up to $1000)
    - this encourages people to desert and go elsewhere
    - people could purchase a year long exemption for $300 or hire a substitute

5 True/False Questions

  1. What was Douglas' views on slavery?- called for defensive actions to stop the spread of slavery and tried to link Douglas to a proslavery conspiracy
    - denied being an abolitionist and made a distinction between tolerating slavery in the South where it was protected by the Constitution
    - committed to white supremacy saying he would grant blacks the right to the fruits of their labor while denying them "privileges" of full citizenship


  2. How were blacks still made to feel inferior?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


  3. Emancipation Proclamation- issued in Sept. 1862, and then Jan. 1 1863 declares that all slaves in Confederate states in rebellion will be free and will also allow blacks to join the military - 180,000 serve


  4. American Colonization Society1. In 1816, people wanted to colonize free blacks on a voluntary basis
    2. Claimed that free blacks would always face discrimination and the only humane thing to do was colonize them elsewhere
    3. Free blacks were mixed in their support
    4. Most free blacks oppose the idea


  5. What are the advantages of the North?- 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


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