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  1. Kansas-Nebraska Act
  2. Before 1831, how was slavery viewed?
  3. Compromise of 1877
  4. Scalawags
  5. Nativism
  1. a term used to describe white southerners who were in favor of Reconstruction and the Republican Party after the Civil War...
  2. b - nativists, people who were native-born, believed in an anti-immigration attitude
    - expressed their hatred in bloody anti-Catholic riots, burning churches and convents
  3. c - Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois proposed a bill to organize the territory west of Missouri and Iowa
    - sought up to set up a territorial government in Kansas and Nebraska on the basis of popular sovereignty
    - wants to reunite the Democratic Party about Manifest Destiny and the transcontinental railroad
    - tried to present it as a "railroad bill" but the South doesn't see it that way
    - the South sees it as an anti-slavery bill b/c the South sees Kansas & Nebraska as two free territories
  4. d - Hayes would be President and southern blacks would be abandoned by their fate
    - removal of all federal troops from the former Confederate states
    the appointment of at least one Southern Democrat to Hayes's cabinet
    - construction of another transcontinental railroad
    - legislation to help industrialize the South and get them back on their feet
  5. e a "necessary evil"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - ratified in 1870, prohibits the denial or abridgment of the right to vote by the federal of state governments on the basis of race, color, or prior condition as a slave.
    - intended to guarantee African Americans the right to vote in the South
  2. - Suspected fugitives were denied a jury trial, the right to testify on their own behalf, and other basic constitutional rights
    - There were no effective safeguards against falsely identifying fugitives or kidnapping free black slaves
    - If a judge decides the accused is a runaway slave, the judge receives 10 dollars; if the judge decides the accused is not a runaway slave, the judge receives 5 dollars
  3. - the northern and southern delegates were split on the issue of slavery in the territories
    - declines after people realize that nativism isn't the answer
    - their secrecy comes back to haunt them
    - inspired a certain amount of mob violence
    - nominated Millard Fillmore as their representative
  4. It's fought to preserve the Union not abolish slavery.
  5. Henry Clay, James Monroe, Abraham Lincoln

5 True/False questions

  1. Draft Bill- 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


  2. Fourteenth Amendment-ratified in 1865, prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude


  3. How are Northern blacks treated?- ratified in 1868, it provided citizenship to ex-slaves after the Civil War and constitutionally protected equal rights under the law for all citizens.
    - Radical Republicans used it to enact a congressional Reconstruction policy in the former Confederate states


  4. William Lloyd Garrison- from Illinois, self-made man who rose from frontier poverty to legal and political prominence
    - embodied the Republican idea of equal opportunity


  5. Why don't Free Soilers want slavery?- almost as lenient as Lincoln's
    - Southerners, those who made 20,000 annually or less, could take an oath of allegience and recieve a pardon
    - Wealthy men have to appeal directly to Johnson
    - he sets up a governor for each state that meets his standards
    - he also declares secession illegal, and repudiates the Condfederate debt
    - states had to ratify the 13th Amendment and then they could hold elections and be readmitted to the Union