5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What are the results of the Civil War?
- Before 1831, how was slavery viewed?
- What are the problems that Lincoln faces?
- What is the rise of the Know-Nothings?
- How did the North view the Court's verdict?
- a - still a lot people that oppose the war
- still a bunch of Northern Democrats that believe in state's rights
- pacifists and abolitionists are glad that the South is gone and don't want to fight
- Lincoln has to deal with the Liberals and Conservatives
- Lincoln has to be careful that slave states are antagonized
- Lincoln has an unpopular war and is an unpopular President
- b as the last act of "slave-power conspiracy"
- c - it won complete control of Massachusetts,
- took power in three more New England states
- showed signs of becoming the next major political party
- d - named the bloodiest American war
- 620,000 die during the war
- 400,000 of the casualties died from something other than being shot in battle, i.e. medical care, starvation
- left a high percentage of drug addicts
- e a "necessary evil"
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- Henry Clay, James Monroe, Abraham Lincoln
- - it unites the Northern opposition to the South
- also forces everyone to take sides
- The middle states will now secede and join the Confederacy.
- - 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
- - James Buchanan wins the Election
- the new Republican party does extremely well and terrifies the South
- The South wants a federal law that will protect slavery in the territories
5 True/False questions
After 1831, how was slavery viewed? → a "necessary evil"
Southern Nationalism → - 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
States Rights → 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
Why did people want to join the Know-Nothings? → 1. Much larger and has a huge economic advantage; 90% of America's industry
2. Can afford to finance the war
3. Has huge advantages in terms of transportation- railroads
4. The South always runs out of food and can only produce cotton
5. In terms of weaponry, the North is able to manufacture Springfield rifles; modern technology
Free soilers → - led by Pierre G. T. Beauregard
- after 34 hours the Union forces rendered
- The Confederates/The South wins