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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Mr. Tremblay's Path to War / Civil War Unit- Part 1
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cotton and tobacco
main southern cash crops
Why did MOST immigrants settle in the North?
more manufacturing jobs/skilled labor jobs
What fraction of southerners owned slaves?
How did the cotton gin raise the need for slave labor?
the cotton gin cleaned cotton faster, more slaves were needed to pick the cotton at the same rate it could be cleaned
Why was transportation in the north quicker and easier than the south?
the north had more paved roads and railroads
Why did the north favor high tariffs on imported goods?
the north wanted the south to buy goods from them and not Europe
How did Harriet Tubman help slaves escape to the north?
through the underground railroad
Who was James Kirk Paulding?
early leader of the pro-slavery movement
What did George Fitzhugh do to help popularize the pro-slavery movement?
wrote pamphlet called "slavery justified"
What did John C. Calhoun believe about slavery?
it was a domestic institution, both positive and good for African Americans
This man donated his lecture fees to aide runaway slaves.
Believed that slavery was wrong, not on moral reasons but because he felt that slavery was bad for economic reasons; small farms could not compete with larger plantations with 100s of slaves
Which president ended the institution of slavery?
Founded the "Anti-Slavery Society"
William Lloyd Garrison
These sisters freed their slaves and spoke out against their father who was a strong slavery supporter.
Which state was admitted to the Union as a FREE state under the Compromise of 1850?
The Dred Scott Decision stated that slaves were not to be counted as what?
This state was admitted to the Union as a FREE state under the Missouri Compromise.
These territories were open to slavery under the Compromise of 1850.
New Mexico and Utah territories
Under which compromise was slave trade banned in Washington D.C. ?
Compromise of 1850
Under the Missouri Compromise which state was admitted as a SLAVE state?
This case ruled that the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional.
the Dred Scott Decision
The Compromise of 1850 passed strict laws regarding what kind of slaves?
This Compromise stated that slavery was allowed in the Louisiana Territory below which line?
the 36' 30" line
Lincoln's election, South Carolina leaving the Union, and Fort Sumter being fired upon all lead to the southern states decision that their best option was what?
secession (leaving the union)
the act of withdrawing formally from membership in an organization, association, or union
Which part of the nation did ALL of Lincoln's vote come from?
the north, no votes came from the south
The first battle of the civil war. Was fought in South Carolina as a result of conflict over whether or not a Union fort was allowed to be in the South. The North surrendered quickly.
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