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  1. What happened after Fort Sumter?
  2. How did the North provide materials for the war?
  3. What factors contribute to a sense of Southern Nationalism?
  4. William Lloyd Garrison
  5. Compromise of 1850
  1. a -the North's economy was strong at the core
    - it's factories and farms could produce enough provisions without hurting the civilian population
  2. b 1. Publishes abolitionist newspaper - The Liberator
    2. Calls for immediate emancipation of all slaves without compensation to the owner
    3. Involved in different reform movements
  3. c - The South has a relatively homogenous economy with agriculture and slaves
    - The South believes they are ethnically homogenous
    - The South has a shared political ideology - John Lock & John Calhoun - state's right, federal government
    - Share a collective fear of what might happen if the slaves were free
  4. d - proposed by Henry Clay who wants to admit California as a free state
    - organize the rest of the Mexican cession to two territories on the basis of popular sovereignty (Mexican law had already abolished slavery there)
    - Resolve boundary dispute between New Mexico and Texas by granting the disputing region to New Mexico and paying Texas' debt of 10 million
    - proposes to abolish the slave trade in Washington, D.C.
    - called for a more effective Fugitive Slave Law
  5. e - it unites the Northern opposition to the South
    - also forces everyone to take sides
    - The middle states will now secede and join the Confederacy.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. - result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act
    - the border war that erupted between proslavery and antislavery forces in "bleeding" Kansas
  3. - called for defensive actions to stop the spread of slavery and tried to link Douglas to a proslavery conspiracy
    - denied being an abolitionist and made a distinction between tolerating slavery in the South where it was protected by the Constitution
    - committed to white supremacy saying he would grant blacks the right to the fruits of their labor while denying them "privileges" of full citizenship
  4. - 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. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Who proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act?- 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


  2. Secession- South Carolina will vote unanimously to secede
    - six more southern states will secede
    - In Feb. 1861, delegates from the Deep South established the Confederate States of America declaring themselves a separate nation


  3. 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


  4. Why is the Civil War fought?(wealthy) people who could actually receive pardons wanted them because they couldn't vote or hold office without it


  5. Abraham Lincoln1. The number of slaves more than tripled between 1810 to 1860 to more nearly four million
    2. Cotton-growing areas of the South were becoming more and more dependent on slavery
    3. Short-staple cotton was the South's major crop
    4. The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 contributed to the rise of cotton cultivation
    5. 3/4 of the world's supply came from the American South