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5 Matching questions

  1. After 1831, how was slavery viewed?
  2. How did Republicans view the unsettled West?
  3. Southern Nationalism
  4. Out of those that were drafted, how many paid people to keep their place?
  5. How did Northerners view the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
  1. a They viewed it as an abomination because it permitted the possibility of slavery in an area where it had previously been prohibited
    - a violation of the Missouri Compromise
  2. b - the belief that the South is different from everyone
    - believe in a measure of autonomy
    - The South has become more conservative and defensive about slavery
    - The defensiveness hardness into a cultural and political nationalism, seeing the North as a threat
  3. c As a land of opportunities where the hardworking could improve their social and economic status
    - Free soil would serve as a guarantee of free competition or the "right to rise"
    - But if slavery was permitted to expand, the rights of "free labor" would be denied and slaveowners would use the best land, blocking commercial and industrial development
  4. d a "positive good"
  5. e one fourth of the people

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 12,000
  2. - be charged with crimes than whites
    - more likely to be convicted and receive a longer jail sentence than whites
  3. 1. it was made illegal for blacks to own property in certain areas
    2. blacks still can't testify in court
    3. have curfews
    4. in order to avoid prison, blacks would sign longtime contracts to have a job like indentured servants
  4. The devastation of the southern economy forced many women to play a more public and economic role, forming reform groups and organizations.
  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. What are the advantages of the South?1. The U.S. Army before the wary was largely made up of Southerners; tended to be better marksman, horseman and like military life
    2. The Confederate Army has better Generals
    3. The South has the home-field advantage; most of the battles were fought in the South
    4. Receive public support
    5. Their strategic task to win to defend their territory and not quit until the North becomes tired


  2. What is the fall of the Know-Nothings?- 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


  3. Why did Reconstruction fail?1. The South as a whole was unrepentant and hasn't changed; determined to make reconstruction fail
    2. Both the North and South are tired of military rule
    3. The Conservatives openly appeal to white supremacy
    4. People of the North and South believe the propoganda about the bad the governments were and any change wouldn't be good
    5. The Compromise of 1877 pulls soldiers out of the South


  4. Compromise of 1850- 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. Bleeding Kansas- result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act
    - the border war that erupted between proslavery and antislavery forces in "bleeding" Kansas