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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Former president who became the candidate of the antislavery Free Soil party in the election of 1848
  2. American proslavery filibusterer who seized control of Nicareagua and made himself president in the 1850's
  3. New Yorker who supported and signed the Compromise of 1850 after he suddenly became president that same year
  4. Whig president who nearly destroyed the Compromise of 1850 before he died in office
  5. Northern spokesman whose support for the Compromise of 1850 earned him the hatred of abolitionists

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. Lewis CassDemocratic presidential candidate in 1848, original proponent of the idea of popular sovereignty

          

  5. Winfield ScottNorthern spokesman whose support for the Compromise of 1850 earned him the hatred of abolitionists