5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Hartford Convention
- Republican Party
- Lecompton Compromise
- Crittenden Constitution
- Lincoln Elected
- a An unsuccessful proposal by Kentucky Senator John J. Crittenden to resolve the U.S. secession crisis of 1860-1861 by addressing the concerns that led the states in the Deep South of the United States to contemplate secession from the United States.
- b The document permitted slavery, excluded free blacks from living in Kansas, and allowed only male citizens of the United States to vote.
- c A party formed in 1854 in response to the Kansas-Nebraska Acts. They were abolitionists against slavery.
- d Event spanning from December 15, 1814-January 4, 1815 in the United States during the War of 1812 in which New England's opposition to the war reached the point where secession from the United States was discussed. Brought shame to the United States and eventually caused the Federalist party to disband.
- e November 1860. Lincoln felt slavery shouldn't spread any more. The election of Lincoln was the icing on the cake for the South to secede.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A sequence of violent events involving abolitionists and pro-slavery elements that took place in the Kansas-Nebraska Territory. The dispute further strained the relations of the North and South, making civil war imminent.
- Would have banned slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico in the Mexican War or in the future, including the area later known as the Mexican Cession. Some proponents construed to also include the disputed lands in south Texas and New Mexico east of the Rio Grande.
- Douglas believed that slavery should be decided based on popular sovereignty, while Lincoln felt it necessary to terminate the spread of slavery.
- 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 pro-slavery and anti-slavery moved to Kansas, but some antislavery settlers were against the Act. This began guerrilla warfare.
- Supreme Court case which ruled that slaves were not citizens but property. Affirmed that property cannot be interfered with by Congress. Slaves cannot become free if they travel to free territories or states. Fueled abolitionist movement, and was a victory for the south.
5 True/False Questions
Fort Sumter → Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. The confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War.
Harpers' Ferry Raid → Novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe that advanced the abolitionist cause.
Uncle Tom's Cabin → Machine used for cleaning the seeds from cotton fibers, invented by Eli Whitney in 1793
Abolitionism Grows in The North → An unsuccessful proposal by Kentucky Senator John J. Crittenden to resolve the U.S. secession crisis of 1860-1861 by addressing the concerns that led the states in the Deep South of the United States to contemplate secession from the United States.
Senate Brawls → Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. The confederate attack on the fort marked the start of the Civil War.