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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
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What did the south get out of the Compromise of 1850?
The fugitive slave laws
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What consequences came out of the Mexican American War?
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What was the idea proposed by popular sovereignty?
To let the people of the state/territory/providence choose whether they want slavery or not.
Why was there always a northern state added when a southern state was added?
This was to keep the political stature of slave vs. non-slave states equal and balanced.
What transpired in the John Brown Raids?
John Brown armed a group of slaves and attempted to lead a slave rebellion against their slave owners.
What was the final trigger of the Civil War?
The election of 1860.
What is the definition of antebellum?
This is the term used to describe America pre-Civil War
What did "Uncle Tom's Cabin" do to make the fuse of the Civil War longer?
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" highlighted the way Black people were treated, and caused many to see past their own ignorance, leading them to side with the Republican party.
What did the Jim Crow Laws allow?
These laws allowed for legal segregation of white people and black people.
What was reconstruction trying to do in the time after the Civil War?
Reconstruction was attempting to peacefully return the south back into the union.
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