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  1. Why does Lincoln change his mind about emancipation?
  2. The Election of 1848
  3. Emancipation Proclamation
  4. Nat Turner
  5. Fort Sumter
  1. a - 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
  2. b He changes his mind because:
    - slave labor is helping the South
    - Northern public opinion has shifted in favor of emancipation
    - the morale in the North is going down and Lincoln wants to give a moral cause to fight the war
    - by making it a "war good", it prevents England and France to joining with the Confederacy
    - there was a military necessity
  3. c - issued in Sept. 1862, and then Jan. 1 1863 declares that all slaves in Confederate states in rebellion will be free and will also allow blacks to join the military - 180,000 serve
  4. d - led by Pierre G. T. Beauregard
    - after 34 hours the Union forces rendered
    - The Confederates/The South wins
  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. 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
  2. - 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
  3. people who didn't want slavery to expand to new territories but were not an abolitionist party
  4. - 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. Stephen A. Douglas

5 True/False questions

  1. The Election of 1860- 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


  2. Why does Clay break the Compromise into parts?- 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


  3. What factors contribute to a sense of Southern Nationalism?- 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. Nativism- nativists, people who were native-born, believed in an anti-immigration attitude
    - expressed their hatred in bloody anti-Catholic riots, burning churches and convents


  5. Republicans- 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