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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Harpers Ferry
- Uncle Tom
- Stephen Douglas
- Washington, D.C.
- a Senator from Illinois who proposed the K-N Act
- b Character in UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; taken from his wife and "sold down river"; killed by the harsh and cruel slave overseer, Simon Legree
- c Location of federal arsenal that John Brown raided to get guns to arm slaves
Loose union of independent states; Name for the southern states that seceded from the Union leading to the Civil War
- e Slave trade prohibited here according to Compromise of 1850
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Graduate of West Point; distinguished himself as an exceptional soldier in the U.S. Army for thirty-two years; best known for fighting on behalf as a Confederate General in the Civil War; as a Colonel, helped capture John Brown
- 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
14th President of the United States; popularity in the North declined sharply after he came out in favor of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, repealing the Missouri Compromise and reopening the question of the expansion of slavery in the West.
- Admitted Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state; all land north of 36 30 in the LA Territory free and all land south slave
- Candidate (from Tennessee) for President for the Constitutional Union Party in 1860
5 True/False Questions
Preston Brooks → Fierce opponent of slavery who led a raid that killed five proslavery people in the Pottawatomie Massacre; abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
Abraham Lincoln → Political party formed in 1854 by opponents of slavery; Lincoln's political party
Harriet Beecher Stowe → Leading Radical Republican Senator from Massachusetts throughout the Civil War and Reconstruction periods; criticized pro-slavery people in Kansas and personally insulted Andrew Butler, a relative of Preston Brooks
Pottawatomie Massacre → Attack by John Brown and his followers, killing 5 pro-slavery settlers in Kansas; mutilated their bodies to scare other slave supporters and to keep slavery supporters from moving into Kansas.
Freeport Doctrine → Idea authored by Stephen Douglas that claimed people could exclude slavery anywhere if the people simply refused to pass laws protecting slaveholders' rights