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AP US Terms (14-18) Test

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  1. Black Codes
  2. 13th amendment
  3. Emancipation Proclamation
  4. Lincoln-Douglas Debates
  5. Scalawags
  1. a Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves
  2. b southern whites who supported republican policy throught reconstruction
  3. c Lincoln issued it and freed all the slaves in the Confederate states, but slaves in Border States loyal to the Union remained enslaved. It only applied to states in rebellion (Confederate states). It led to slaves rebelling and joining the Union army and increased sympathy from Europe.
  4. d abolished slavery
  5. e During the race to become Senator Lincoln asked to have multiple debates with Douglas. Certain topics of these debates were slavery, how to deal with slavery, and where slavery should be allowed. Although Lincoln lost the election to Douglas, he was known throughout the country because of the debates.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 1865 - Agency set up to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It furnished food and clothing to needy blacks and helped them get jobs
  2. Emerged in the 1850s as an antislavery party and consisted of former northern Whigs and antislavery Democrats.
  3. 1866 - enacted by radical congress - forbade president from removing civil officers without senatorial consent - was to prevent Johnson from removing a radical republican from his cabinet (Stanton)
  4. Declares that all persons born in the U.S. are citizens and are guaranteed equal protection of the laws
  5. The issue was that Missouri wanted to join the Union as a slave state, therefore unbalancing the Union so there would be more slave states then free states. The compromise set it up so that Maine joined as a free state and Missouri joined as a slave state. Congress also made a line across the southern border of Missouri saying except for the state of Missouri, all states north of that line must be free states or states without slavery.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Carpetbaggersa group of northern Democrats who opposed abolition and sympathized with the South during the Civil War


  2. Popular Sovereigntythis political group opposed expansion of slavery into western territories


  3. Ku Klux Klanfounded in the 1860s in the south; meant to control newly freed slaves through threats and violence


  4. Manifest Destinya policy of imperialism rationalized as inevitable (as if granted by God)
    especially prevalent during 1840s


  5. Republic of TexasEmerged in the 1850s as an antislavery party and consisted of former northern Whigs and antislavery Democrats.


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