5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Civil Rights Act
- Republican Party
- Election of 1860
- California Gold Rush
- Lincoln's plan for reconstruction
- a Lincoln, the Republican candidate, won because the Democratic party was split over slavery. As a result, the South no longer felt like it has a voice in politics and a number of states seceded from the Union.
- b gold discovery in Sutter's Mill in 1848 resulted in huge mass of adventurers in 1849, led to application for statehood, opened question of slavery in the West
- c Emerged in the 1850s as an antislavery party and consisted of former northern Whigs and antislavery Democrats.
- d 10% of voters from the last election had to pledge to support the union. Pardon all Confederates except high-ranking officials and those who were cruel to POW's
However, Congress says, "No," because it appears too lenient.
LINCOLN DOES NOT WANT TO PUNISH
- e 1866 - Prohibited abridgement of rights of blacks or any other citizens.
5 Multiple choice questions
- this political group opposed expansion of slavery into western territories
- Abraham Lincoln did this, which was a court order that forced the detainer of a prisoner to show cause for the prisoner's detention. By suspending the order, the president had the right to arrest anti-Unionists or pro-Southerners.
- Expression used by Southern authors and orators before the Civil War to indicate the economic dominance of the Southern cotton industry, and that the North needed the South's cotton. In a speech to the Senate in 1858, James Hammond declared, "You daren't make war against cotton! ...Cotton is king!".
- It was a farm tenancy system in which families worked a farm or section of land in return for a share of the crop rather than wages. Sharecropping replaced the plantation system destroyed by the Civil War.
- 1866 - enacted by radical congress - forbade president from removing civil officers without senatorial consent - was to prevent Johnson from removing a radical republican from his cabinet (Stanton)
5 True/False questions
Manifest Destiny → a policy of imperialism rationalized as inevitable (as if granted by God)
especially prevalent during 1840s
Freedmen's Bureau → An attempt by abolitionist John Brown to cause a slave rebellion by seizing a weapons arsenal; however, it failed since no slaver knew about it. Caused south to believe northern abolitionists were all radical and militant.
Jefferson Davis → a group of northern Democrats who opposed abolition and sympathized with the South during the Civil War
Popular Sovereignty → from Kansas-Nebraska act, basically nullified the Missouri Compromise, and would allow Kansas to have a public vote on whether they wanted to be a Free State, or Slave State. It was thought that the few slave-owners in Kansas would be out-voted easily. Slave Owners in Missouri, who were a small minority of the state, were afraid slaves would escape across the border, so they 'immigrated' thier people into Kansas to pad the vote, abolitionists flocked there too, culminating in "Bloody Kansas"
Uncle Tom's Cabin → An attempt by abolitionist John Brown to cause a slave rebellion by seizing a weapons arsenal; however, it failed since no slaver knew about it. Caused south to believe northern abolitionists were all radical and militant.