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Social studies study guide set 3
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Which of these best describes the Underground Railroad?
People who secretly helped people escape from slavery
How did Missouri's application as a slave state in 1819 challenge U.S. law?
States north of the ohio River were to be free states
What was the significance of the 36 ̊30 ́ parallel?
it indicated where slavery was allowed or banned
What was an effect of the Missouri Compromise?
It temporarily ended the slavery debate.
Which was a fear of Southern senators if there were more free states than slave states?
losing voting power
According to the Wilmot Proviso of 1846, in which area was slavery banned?
any land that was acquired from Mexico
In what way did the Compromise of 1850 appease the South?
Southerners could catch any runaway slaves
All of these were reasons the Fugitive Slave Law failed except
Plantation owners did not want their slaves
What was the impact of the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin?
it turned many people against slavery
How did the Kansas-Nebraska Act nullify the Missouri Compromise?
it allowed slavery in the northern territories
49. What was the Supreme Court's decision in the Dred Scott case?
African Americans did not have the right to be in court
How did the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 impact Lincoln's political future?
he became known throughout the nation
What was apparent following the presidential election of 1860?
the nation became more divided over slavery
Which event turned the secession crisis into a civil war?
South Carolina going into Fort Sumter
Which of these was a Northern advantage at the start of the Civil War?
a lot of resources
Why did General Lee join the Confederate military?
he felt loyalty to his native Virginia
Which of these was a Southern advantage at the start of the Civil War?
strong military leadership
What was the significance of the Battle of Bull Run?
it said that a quick victory was possible
The Union's Anaconda Plan included all of the following strategies except
.assassinating the confederate president
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