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  1. How does Nat Turner's rebellion change slavery?
  2. John Brown
  3. How does the South feel about the reconstruction governments?
  4. Congressional Reconstruction
  5. Why does Lincoln change his mind about emancipation?
  1. a He changes his mind because:
    - slave labor is helping the South
    - Northern public opinion has shifted in favor of emancipation
    - the morale in the North is going down and Lincoln wants to give a moral cause to fight the war
    - by making it a "war good", it prevents England and France to joining with the Confederacy
    - there was a military necessity
  2. b They hate it and can't bear up with the constant opposition.
  3. c - an antislavery leader with a few followers murdered five proslavery settlers in cold blood - in response to a raid caused by proslavery adherents
    - a hit-and-run guerilla war raged between free-state and slave-state groups
  4. d 1. will refuse to let Southern Democrats sit in Congress
    2. want to make sure the Southern planter class is
    3. Congress demands that Southern blacks have the right to vote
    4. more harsh than what Lincoln/Johnson would want
  5. e 1. More restrict the movement of blacks
    2. Southerners blame that Northern abolitionists were the cause; mail is now censored; abolitionist literature is not mailed in the South
    3. More laws restricted slaves to read or write
    4. Curfews are set up to prohibit blacks from congregating in groups larger than two
    5. More difficult to free your slaves; had to take slaves out of state in order to be free

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a "positive good"
  2. 1. They believe that if slavery is allowed it will be difficult to remove later on
    2. They are afraid big plantation owners will dominate life like they do in the South
    3. People don't want to compete with slave labor
    4. A lot of free soilers were racist and didn't want blacks in the new territories at all
  3. - most of northern nativists became Republicans
    - led by professional politicians who used to be Whigs or Democrats
    - argued that the "slave power conspiracy" was a greater threat to American liberty and equality
    - supported an anti-immigrant or anti-Catholic bias
  4. 1. The Whig Party was falling apart
    2. the other political parties are divided on the slavery issue
    3. nativism was popular in the North but Southerners can live with any party that isn't about slavery
    4. offered simple solutions for complex problems
    5. started out as a secret club and people found it inviting
  5. - Northern states had a quota that they each had to meet
    - if the quota was not met, there was a draft in the state
    - states will begin to pay bounties to pay people to volunteer (up to $1000)
    - this encourages people to desert and go elsewhere
    - people could purchase a year long exemption for $300 or hire a substitute

5 True/False questions

  1. Who were supporters of the American Colonization Society?1. They argued that society still accepts slavery and that slavery should be worked to be abolished
    2. They argued that it violates basic American principles
    3. The United States is home and has been for generations and Africa wasn't home
    4. African Americans resented the idea that they were a nuisance to get rid of


  2. Cotton Kingdom- members of a secret, fraternal organization called the Order of the Star-Spangled Banner, founded in NY
    - when members were asked about the organization they responded with "I know nothing."
    - The Order grew in size by 1854, reaching a membership of between 800,000 - 1,500,000
    - political objective was to extend the period of naturalization (5 to 21 years) in order to undercut immigrant voting and to keep aliens in their place


  3. Why is the Civil War fought?It's fought to preserve the Union not abolish slavery.


  4. How did the North view the Court's verdict?as the last act of "slave-power conspiracy"


  5. What is the South's views on the Emancipation Proclamation?The lower South launched a movement for immediate secession from the Union
    - The South believes that they are a political minority and can't protect itself anymore