2. What occurred at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1831?
A meeting on women's rights
1. What is the order of terrain a person would experience on the Oregon Trail?2. What occurred at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1831?
Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Desert, Willamette Valley
3. Who led a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831?
4. How did the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 lead to the founding of the Republican party?
It made the extension slavery possible.
5. What was the spirit of the Manifest Destiny?
Threatening war with Britain over Oregon country
6. What slave became a popular speaker against slavery?
7. Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
8. What were the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
A series of speeches about slavery between Senate candidates
9. Who was the first president of the Lone Star Republic?
10. What did free black people need to prove they were not runaway slaves?
A certificate of freedom
11. What came about as result of the Compromise of 1850?
Fugitive Slave Law
creation of Utah & New Mexico
admission of California as a free state
12. Who led the Mormons to the Great Salt Lake?
13. Name three things that happened as a result of the Mexican War.
Mexico lost a great deal of land
Mexico gave up its claim to Texas
US bought land from Mexico that included California
14. What was the cry that the Texans used to inspire them to fight hard for freedom from Mexico?
Remember the Alamo
15. Did Harriet Beecher Stowe fight for women's rights?
16. What was the Dred Scott decision?
A Supreme Court ruling I 1857 that ruled him to still be a slave
17. Who led a raid on a proslavery settlement in 1856?
18. What was John C. Calhoun known for?
A defender of slavery
19. (essay) What was the significance (meaning) of the Dred Scott decision?
(essay- write in complete sentences- these are just notes)
-Dred Scott was a slave
-he sued the US government for his freedom
-was a slave in the south then moved to Illinois which was a free state
-Supreme Court ruled he had to stay a slave because he was not a US citizen
-enslaved people had no rights under the US law
-Congress could not outlaw slavery in any state which made the Missouri Compromise meaningless
-the Dred Scott decision made the US at odds over slavery in each state
-fighting became worse about slavery between the states
20. (essay) What was the Underground Railroad and how did it work?
(essay) was a system set up to help slaves escape from the South to the North to be free
-runaway slaves went from safe house to safe house
-traveled mostly at night and had to hide
-was illegal to hide slaves
-was dangerous to hide slaves or to be an escaping slave
-a conductor was a person who helped runaway slaves hide
-a station was a house where slaves could hide
-a passenger was a slave who was hiding
-Ohio was one of the main states for the railroad system