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Chapter 18 Matching Test

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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. South Carolina senator who fiercely defended southern rights and opposed compromise with the North i the debates of 1850
  2. Whig president who nearly destroyed the Compromise of 1850 before he died in office
  3. American naval commander who opened Japan to the West in 1854
  4. American proslavery filibusterer who seized control of Nicareagua and made himself president in the 1850's
  5. Famous conductor on the Underground railroad who rescued more than three hundred slaves from bondage

5 True/False Questions

  1. Franklin PierceWeak Democratic president whose pro-southern cabinet pushed aggressive expansionist schemes

          

  2. William SewardAmerican proslavery filibusterer who seized control of Nicareagua and made himself president in the 1850's

          

  3. James GadsdenAmerican minister of Mexico i the 1850's who acquired land for the United States that would enable the building of a southern transcontinental railroad

          

  4. Caleb CushingAmerican diplomat who negotiated theTreaty of Wanghia with China in 1844

          

  5. Daniel WebsterAmerican minister of Mexico i the 1850's who acquired land for the United States that would enable the building of a southern transcontinental railroad

          

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