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  1. Fugitive Slave Law
  2. Wilmot Proviso
  3. What did the war definitely decide in the end?
  4. How does Nat Turner's rebellion change slavery?
  5. William Lloyd Garrison
  1. a - 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. b - 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. c 1. More restrict the movement of blacks
    2. Southerners blame that Northern abolitionists were the cause; mail is now censored; abolitionist literature is not mailed in the South
    3. More laws restricted slaves to read or write
    4. Curfews are set up to prohibit blacks from congregating in groups larger than two
    5. More difficult to free your slaves; had to take slaves out of state in order to be free
  4. d 1. Publishes abolitionist newspaper - The Liberator
    2. Calls for immediate emancipation of all slaves without compensation to the owner
    3. Involved in different reform movements
  5. e It decided that the federal government was supreme over the states and authority to act on all matters affecting the general welfare.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. to invade and conquer the South into submission by blocking the Southern coasts, seizing control of the Mississippi, and cutting off supplies of food and other essential commodities
  3. people who didn't want slavery to expand to new territories but were not an abolitionist party
  4. - 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
  5. - 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 True/False questions

  1. Why did Reconstruction fail?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


  2. 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


  3. Thirteenth Amendment- 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


  4. What were the basic arguments in the 1849s?1. Abolish slavery/abolitionism
    2. Free soil argument


  5. Before 1831, how was slavery viewed?a "necessary evil"


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