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  1. New York senator who argued that the expansion of slavery was forbidden by a higher law
  2. American proslavery filibusterer who seized control of Nicareagua and made himself president in the 1850's
  3. South Carolina senator who fiercely defended southern rights and opposed compromise with the North i the debates of 1850
  4. American naval commander who opened Japan to the West in 1854
  5. American diplomat who negotiated theTreaty of Wanghia with China in 1844

5 True/False questions

  1. Martin Van BurenAmerican naval commander who opened Japan to the West in 1854

          

  2. James GadsdenAmerican diplomat who negotiated theTreaty of Wanghia with China in 1844

          

  3. Harriet TubmanNorthern spokesman whose support for the Compromise of 1850 earned him the hatred of abolitionists

          

  4. Stephen A. DouglasSouth Carolina senator who fiercely defended southern rights and opposed compromise with the North i the debates of 1850

          

  5. Winfield ScottMilitary hero of the Mexican War who became the whigs' last presidential candidate in 1852