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AP: Ch. 17 & 18 TEST
Terms in this set (27)
D-Americans moving West because it was their "God-given right" and the land was considered to be their's.
S-The Western areas became increasingly popular and new ideas, such as trains, began to emerge.
D-Wilmot made this in order to make it illegal to have slavery in the Mexican Cession.
S-The Vice President broke the voting tie and disagreed with it. The South would have been very mad because the balance of free and slave states would be hurt.
D-a series of Northerns (conductors) who helped escaped slaves get to Canada without being caught.
S-Some slaves were lost, but the South wanted a new Fugitive Slave Law because the North wasn't following the old one.
A-could not stomach the dictator-like qualities of Andrew Jackson
Q-John Tyler joined the Whig part because he...
A-might give more power to the supporters of slavery
Q-One argument against annexing Texas to the United States was that the annexation...
A-favored annexation of Texas but wanted to postpone it, in an attempt to appeal to both sides of the issue
Q-In the presidential election of 1844, the Whig candidate, Henry Clay...
A-first advocated buying the area from Mexico
Q-In his quest for California, President James K. Polk...
Q-During the Mexican War, the Polk administration was called on several times to respond to spot resolutions, indicated where American blood had been shed to provoke war. The resolutions were frequently introduced by...
A-acquisition of the Oregon territory
Q-The United States' victory in the Mexican War resulted in all of the following except...
a.renewed controversy over the issue of extending slavery into the territories
b.a possible split in the Whig and Democrat parties over slavery
c.the cession by Mexico of an enormous amount of land to the United States
d.acquisition of the Oregon territory
A-prohibited slavery in any territory acquired in the Mexican War
Q-The Wilmot Proviso, if adopted, would have...
A-Free Soil Party
Q-In 1848, what third party, led by former President Martin van Buren, managed to divert enough votes from Lewis Cass in New York in order to hand the election to Zachary Taylor?
A-the people in any given territory
Q-According to the principle of popular sovereignty, the question of slavery in the territories would be determined by...
A-fit in with the democratic tradition of self-determination
Q-The public liked popular sovereignty because it...
A-the admission of California as a free state might permanently tip the political balance against them
Q-The South grew increasingly worried about the future of slavery because...
A-the loss of property was significant, but the loss of honor was felt more
Q-The issue of runaway slaves was important to the South because...
A-a distressingly high proportion of them were lawless men
Q-Of those people going to California during the gold rush...
A-by helping slaves to escape to the North, especially Canada
Q-Harriet Tubman gained fame...
A-was condemned harshly by northern abolitionists who regarded him as a traitor
Q-After his Seventh of March speech, in which he gave his support for the Compromise of 1850, Daniel Webster...
A-to be decided by popular sovereignty
Q-In the Compromise of 1850, Congress determined that slavery in the New Mexico and Utah territories was...
Q-The man nominated by the Whig party for president in 1852 was...
Q-The fatal split in the Whig party in 1852 occurred over...
A-marked the end of the Whig party
Q-The election of 1852 was significant because it...
Q-The man who opened Japan to the United States was...
A-the railroad would be easier to build in this area
Q-A southern route for the transcontinental railroad seemed the best because...
Q-Stephen A. Douglas's plans for deciding the slavery question in the Kansas-Nebraska scheme required repeal of the...
A-the new Republican political party
Q-Undoubtedly the most durable offspring of the Kansas-Nebraska blunder was...
BONUS: Q-Who was the new "representative" of the North in Congress, taking over for Daniel Webster? (Hint: He was from New York)
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