5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Kansas Nebraska Act
- Election of 1860
- Suspension of habeas corpus
- Lincoln's plan for reconstruction
- Free Soil Party
- a this political group opposed expansion of slavery into western territories
- b Abraham Lincoln did this, which was a court order that forced the detainer of a prisoner to show cause for the prisoner's detention. By suspending the order, the president had the right to arrest anti-Unionists or pro-Southerners.
- c 10% of voters from the last election had to pledge to support the union. Pardon all Confederates except high-ranking officials and those who were cruel to POW's
However, Congress says, "No," because it appears too lenient.
LINCOLN DOES NOT WANT TO PUNISH
- d This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Each state would use popular sovereignty to decide what to do about slavery. People who were proslavery and antislavery moved to Kansas, but some antislavery settlers were against the Act. This began guerrilla warfare.
- e Lincoln, the Republican candidate, won because the Democratic party was split over slavery. As a result, the South no longer felt like it has a voice in politics and a number of states seceded from the Union.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- from Kansas-Nebraska act, basically nullified the Missouri Compromise, and would allow Kansas to have a public vote on whether they wanted to be a Free State, or Slave State. It was thought that the few slave-owners in Kansas would be out-voted easily. Slave Owners in Missouri, who were a small minority of the state, were afraid slaves would escape across the border, so they 'immigrated' thier people into Kansas to pad the vote, abolitionists flocked there too, culminating in "Bloody Kansas"
- a policy of imperialism rationalized as inevitable (as if granted by God)
especially prevalent during 1840s
- 1866 - Prohibited abridgement of rights of blacks or any other citizens.
- the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with almost 23,000 casualties. After this "win" for the North, Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation
- a group of northern Democrats who opposed abolition and sympathized with the South during the Civil War
5 True/False Questions
Missouri Compromise → Dispute over whether any Mexican territory that America won during the Mexican War should be free or a slave territory. A representative named David Wilmot introduced an amendment stating that any territory acquired from Mexico would be free. This amendment passed the House twice, but failed to ever pass in Senate. The "Wilmot Proviso", as it became known as, became a symbol of how intense dispute over slavery was in the U.S.
Appomattox → Expression used by Southern authors and orators before the Civil War to indicate the economic dominance of the Southern cotton industry, and that the North needed the South's cotton. In a speech to the Senate in 1858, James Hammond declared, "You daren't make war against cotton! ...Cotton is king!".
Freedmen's Bureau → Written by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1853 that highly influenced england's view on the American Deep South and slavery. a novel promoting abolition. intensified sectional conflict.
Election of 1852 → Lincoln, the Republican candidate, won because the Democratic party was split over slavery. As a result, the South no longer felt like it has a voice in politics and a number of states seceded from the Union.
Conscription/draft → During the Civil War, conscription created public unrest and class resentment b/c:
-immigrants felt like they were drafted more often
-families lost their breadwinners
-wealthy could avoid the draft by paying or hiring substitutes
-men who had over a certain amount of slaves were exempt (to keep order in Southern society and allow for food production)