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  1. What did the Confederacy do to solve the problem of the draft?
  2. How did the decision of the Court in the Dred Scott case help the Republicans?
  3. Conscription Bills
  4. Nat Turner
  5. Compromise of 1850
  1. a adopted the Conscription Bills
  2. b - a preacher and prophet who believed God had given him a sign that the time was ripe to strike for freedom; a vision of black and white angels wrestling in the sky
    - led a slave rebellion to punish slave owners
    - killing over 60 whites
    - lasted only 48 hours before it dispersed
    - six months later, Turner was captures and flayed
    - 120 innocent African Americans were killed
    - After Nat Turner's Rebellion, slavery become much more oppressive
  3. c it helped the Republicans build support on claiming that slave power was dominating all branches of the federal government and attempting to use the Constitution to achieve it's own goals
  4. d - passed by the Confederate Congress that declares the all able bodied white males 18-35 were subject to military service
    - later changed the age from 17-50
    - will allow exemptions: civil service; people who work for the government
    - could avoid the draft for a price (300-500) or hire a substitute
    - men were granted an exemption for every 20 slaves they owned
    - teachers also had an exemption
  5. e - 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. to invade and conquer the South into submission by blocking the Southern coasts, seizing control of the Mississippi, and cutting off supplies of food and other essential commodities
  2. - most of northern nativists became Republicans
    - led by professional politicians who used to be Whigs or Democrats
    - argued that the "slave power conspiracy" was a greater threat to American liberty and equality
    - supported an anti-immigrant or anti-Catholic bias
  3. (wealthy) people who could actually receive pardons wanted them because they couldn't vote or hold office without it
  4. - it won complete control of Massachusetts,
    - took power in three more New England states
    - showed signs of becoming the next major political party
  5. Congress says the South is a defeated nation that needs to be punished.

5 True/False questions

  1. Why doesn't the Ten Percent Plan go into affect?1. They believe that if slavery is allowed it will be difficult to remove later on
    2. They are afraid big plantation owners will dominate life like they do in the South
    3. People don't want to compete with slave labor
    4. A lot of free soilers were racist and didn't want blacks in the new territories at all


  2. American Colonization Society1. In 1816, people wanted to colonize free blacks on a voluntary basis
    2. Claimed that free blacks would always face discrimination and the only humane thing to do was colonize them elsewhere
    3. Free blacks were mixed in their support
    4. Most free blacks oppose the idea


  3. What did Radicals want to do for Reconstruction?- They wanted to confescate southern plantations, divide up the land, and give it to freed slaves
    - wanted a long period of rule to force the South to change


  4. Andrew Johnson- made President after the assassination of Lincoln
    - senator from Tennessee that didn't leave his seat after secession and stayed loyal to the Union
    - grew up poor in the south and contributed to Lincoln's views on blacks
    - wants to punish the Confederates
    - his plan for Reconstruction is similar to Lincoln's


  5. The Whigs1. 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