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5 Matching questions

  1. Abraham Lincoln
  2. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. William Tecumseh Sherman
  4. Dred Scott
  5. Denmark Vesey
  1. a won presidential election in 1860, the south seceded the Union due to his presidency
  2. b author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel depicting the wrongs of slavery, caused the north to turn against the south
  3. c slave who moved with his master to free territory, his master died and he sued for freedom, His case lost in the Supreme Court. Slaves were defined as property.
  4. d Union general that led troops from Atlanta to the ocean and destroyed the Confederate Army
  5. e won money in a street lottery, but was hung later for his part in trying to help slaves escape

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. wrote "Twelve Years a Slave"
  2. Colonel in the Illinois Infantry and 18th President of the U.S.
  3. General of the Confederate forces in Virginia. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House
  4. conductor for the underground railroad
  5. senator from kentucky known as the "Great Compromiser", solved Missouri and California's issue of statehood

5 True/False questions

  1. Fredrick Douglasssenator from Illinois that proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act, ran for president under the democratic ticket in the election of 1860


  2. Jefferson Davisfanatical abolitionist who joined the antislavery forces in Kansas, fought against proslavery settlers, more than 200 people were killed..."Bleeding Kansas"


  3. Eli Whitneyinvented the cotton gin


  4. Zachary Taylorstarted the American Red Cross


  5. Nat Turnerled 70 slaves in a revolt against slave owners in Virginia