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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Civil War Kahoot
Terms in this set (29)
Dred scott sued for his freedom when his owner took him to a free state
the supreme court case of dred scott found that this happened
the northwest ordinance and missouri comp were overturned, all people descended from africans could not be citizens, slave owners had a right to their own property
who planned to steak the arsenal at harpers ferry and arm slaves to revolt against their owners
who ran for president in the election of 1860
lincoln, breckinridge, bell, and douglas
which political party was formed in the 1850s from the north
jefferson davis was:
the confederate president
what were the reasons the south seceded from the union
80% of people in the confederate conventions approved the war, slavery, state sovereignty was valued above the national sovereignty
in order to justify slavery, the ______ were used
bible and story of ham
this person freed over 300 slaves on the underground railroad
this law kept the balance of power in congress prior to the war
the kansas nebraska act called for:
popular sovereignty (the people get to decide whether the state will be free or slave) stephen douglas thought of popular sovereignty
horace greely was...
famous newspaper man
who was the famous photographer?
the bully brooks incident was when...
a southern senator nearly killed a northern senator
thaddeus stevens was...
opposed to slavery, founded the republican party, a us congressman, and a "radical republican"
this was man was so anti-union, when the confederacy surrendered he killed himself
edmund ruffin (was apart of fire eaters before he killed himself)
union generals grant and sherman used this strategy?
at appomattox court house...
lee surrendered to grant, confederates ran out of supplies, 4X as many union as confederates, after the war, confederate soldiers got to return home
Stonewall Jackson was killed by...
His own men accidentally
which battle resulted in the confederates being cut in half and unable to supply each other
the siege of vicksburg
the emancipation proclamation...
freed slaves living in states that seceded from the union
what was lee's blunder at the battle of gettysburg?
the 13th amendment banned slavery in america except for criminals
freed former slaves actually received 40 acres and a mule
most southern whites despised...
scalawags and carpetbaggers
the 14th amendment makes it illegal to deny someone the right to vote based on race
reconstruction ended because of the...
compromise of 1877
why were the riots in new york in 1863?
people were upset about being drafted into the military
this battle was the result of several union blunders, charging 14 times up hill in the winter
*(T/F)* Most of the growth of the Catholic Church in America in the mid-nineteenth century can be attributed to immigration from Ireland.
Clara Barton's role during the Civil War
In the aftermath of Lincoln's election to the presidency in 1860, southerners feared what?
What white supremacist group terrorized and murdered civil rights workers?
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