History: Lesson 2
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What is the difference between nationalism and sectionalism?
Nationalism is pride in one's country and sectionalism is loyalty to a part of the county.
How did most colonists view slavery before the American Revolution?
Slavery was a necessary evil.
Which individuals were abolitionists?
Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Stewart.
Which abolitionist founded the Boston antislavery newspaper the Liberator?
William Lloyd Garrison
Why did some Northerners oppose the abolitionist movement?
Some Northerners made money from Southern cotton.
Which of the following was not a difference between the North and the South?
The South was an agricultural based economy.
Which of the following was one type of resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act?
Harriet Tubman helped slaves escape using the Underground Railroad.
What impact did Harriet Beecher Stowe's book Uncle Tom's Cabin have on America?
The book convinced a large group of Northerners that slavery was wrong.
What does popular sovereignty mean?
Allowing the people of a region to vote on a particular issue, which was slavery in this case.
What did the Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Act have in common?
They were both a compromise on the issue of slavery in the territories.
How did Northerners react to the Dred Scott decision?
They were shocked because blacks could not be citizens.
Why did the South not support the newly formed Republican Party?
The Republican Party opposed slavery and wanted it to be abolished.
Who was the Republican candidate for the 1860 election?
Who said, "We are not enemies, but friends"?
What does civil war mean?
a war between people from the same country
Why was the Civil War considered a turning point in American history?
Many lives were lost and blacks received some basic rights.
If Abraham Lincoln won the election of 1860, what did the leaders of the south want the Southern states to do?
leave the Union
Why was Reconstruction viewed as not being very successful?
The South returned to their old traditions and social order.
What policy was passed to help former slaves after the Civil War?