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  1. The Election of 1860
  2. How are Northern blacks treated?
  3. Scalawags
  4. Why don't Irish immigrants want to free the slaves?
  5. The Election of 1848
  1. a term used to describe white southerners who were in favor of Reconstruction and the Republican Party after the Civil War...
  2. b - Republican delegates called for a high protective tariff, free homesteads, and federal aid for internal improvements, esp. the transcontinental railroad
    - The South hates it all because it encourages people to move and possibly the states would be free
    - The split of the Democratic party helps Lincoln
    - Lincoln wins 39% of the vote and has the majority of the Electoral vote
  3. c Because they believe there will be competition for social and economic status
  4. d - They are segregated in schools
    - Constantly ridiculed day to day
    - Denied memberships in Unions and artisan associations
    - They can't get licenses they need to operate independent businesses
  5. e - Zachary Taylor wins the Election.
    - Taylor proposes to admit California and New Mexico as free states
    - California applied for admission to the Union as a free state
    - The South hates Taylor's initial proposal because they are afraid New Mexico will be a free state as well
    - The South is afraid to become a political minority
    - Southerners accused Taylor of trying to impose the Wilmot Proviso

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - 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
  2. 1. John Calhoun argued that the National government can't pass a law that denies a citizen with their property
    2. Only a state can abolish slavery within it's borders; the federal government can't
    3. Until a territory becomes a state, it has to be open to slavery
    4. Claims that all laws that prohibit slavery are unconstitutional
  3. - It seemed to permit slavery and that the South were given something that North wasn't.
    - showed that popular sovereignty can't solve the slavery issue
    - shatters the The Whig party and it collapses
    - helps to establish the Know-Nothings
  4. 1. Free black man in Charleston, South Carolina who planned a conspiracy to seize local armories, arm the slave population, and take possession of the city
    2. Known as the Vessey Conspiracy
  5. By 1831

5 True/False questions

  1. Laws passed in the South for Free Blacks1. Forced free blacks to register or have white guardians who responsible for their behavior
    2. Free blacks were required to carry papers proving their free status
    3. Laws invoked to exclude blacks from several occupations


  2. Why does Clay break the Compromise into parts?- Clay will compromise and join with the North and then join with the South to pass the other parts
    - By Sept. 1850, all bills are passed but still no one is satisfied


  3. After 1831, how was slavery viewed?a "positive good"


  4. How were blacks still made to feel inferior?- Clay will compromise and join with the North and then join with the South to pass the other parts
    - By Sept. 1850, all bills are passed but still no one is satisfied


  5. Know-Nothings- 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