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  1. Carpetbaggers
  2. What were the effects of the K-N Act?
  3. Thirteenth Amendment
  4. What was Lincoln's response to the Wade Davis Bill?
  5. What is the result of the Election of 1860?
  1. a Lincoln exercised a pocket veto by refusing to sign the bill before Congress adjourned claiming that he didn't want to be committed to any single Reconstruction plan.
  2. b -ratified in 1865, prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude
  3. c term the Southerners used to describe the Northerners that moved to the South during Reconstruction
  4. d The lower South launched a movement for immediate secession from the Union
    - The South believes that they are a political minority and can't protect itself anymore
  5. e - 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. - 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
  2. - Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois proposed a bill to organize the territory west of Missouri and Iowa
    - sought up to set up a territorial government in Kansas and Nebraska on the basis of popular sovereignty
    - wants to reunite the Democratic Party about Manifest Destiny and the transcontinental railroad
    - tried to present it as a "railroad bill" but the South doesn't see it that way
    - the South sees it as an anti-slavery bill b/c the South sees Kansas & Nebraska as two free territories
  3. - 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
  4. 1. Whites said that it was the only way that blacks and whites could live harmoniously
    2. Whites had a biblical argument
    3. Whites had a historical argument and referenced Greece
    4. Whites had a racial argument, saying blacks were inferior
    4. Whites had a humanitarian argument, saying that slaves are treated better than free workers in the North
    5. Whites had a social argument, saying that the South had more stability and more control
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Popular Sovereignty1. 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

          

  2. What are the advantages of the South?- 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

          

  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. What factors contribute to a sense of Southern Nationalism?- 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. Secession- South Carolina will vote unanimously to secede
    - six more southern states will secede
    - In Feb. 1861, delegates from the Deep South established the Confederate States of America declaring themselves a separate nation

          

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