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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. American naval commander who opened Japan to the West in 1854
  2. American proslavery filibusterer who seized control of Nicareagua and made himself president in the 1850's
  3. New York senator who argued that the expansion of slavery was forbidden by a higher law
  4. Northern spokesman whose support for the Compromise of 1850 earned him the hatred of abolitionists
  5. American minister of Mexico i the 1850's who acquired land for the United States that would enable the building of a southern transcontinental railroad

5 True/False questions

  1. Winfield ScottNew York senator who argued that the expansion of slavery was forbidden by a higher law

          

  2. John C. CalhounAmerican minister of Mexico i the 1850's who acquired land for the United States that would enable the building of a southern transcontinental railroad

          

  3. Harriet TubmanFamous conductor on the Underground railroad who rescued more than three hundred slaves from bondage

          

  4. Caleb CushingAmerican diplomat who negotiated theTreaty of Wanghia with China in 1844

          

  5. Stephen A. DouglasIllinois politician who helped smooth over sectional conflict in 1850, but then reignited it in 1854

          

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