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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. American proslavery filibusterer who seized control of Nicareagua and made himself president in the 1850's
  2. New Yorker who supported and signed the Compromise of 1850 after he suddenly became president that same year
  3. Illinois politician who helped smooth over sectional conflict in 1850, but then reignited it in 1854
  4. South Carolina senator who fiercely defended southern rights and opposed compromise with the North i the debates of 1850
  5. American naval commander who opened Japan to the West in 1854

5 True/False questions

  1. Daniel WebsterAmerican 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. Franklin PierceAmerican naval commander who opened Japan to the West in 1854

          

  3. James GadsdenAmerican minister of Mexico i the 1850's who acquired land for the United States that would enable the building of a southern transcontinental railroad

          

  4. William SewardAmerican proslavery filibusterer who seized control of Nicareagua and made himself president in the 1850's

          

  5. Caleb CushingAmerican minister of Mexico i the 1850's who acquired land for the United States that would enable the building of a southern transcontinental railroad