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5 Matching questions

  1. What are the results of the Civil War?
  2. Before 1831, how was slavery viewed?
  3. What are the problems that Lincoln faces?
  4. What is the rise of the Know-Nothings?
  5. How did the North view the Court's verdict?
  1. 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
  2. b as the last act of "slave-power conspiracy"
  3. c - it won complete control of Massachusetts,
    - took power in three more New England states
    - showed signs of becoming the next major political party
  4. 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
  5. e a "necessary evil"

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. Henry Clay, James Monroe, Abraham Lincoln
  3. - it unites the Northern opposition to the South
    - also forces everyone to take sides
    - The middle states will now secede and join the Confederacy.
  4. - 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
  5. - 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

  1. After 1831, how was slavery viewed?a "necessary evil"


  2. 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


  3. States Rights1. 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


  4. 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


  5. Free soilers- led by Pierre G. T. Beauregard
    - after 34 hours the Union forces rendered
    - The Confederates/The South wins