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5 Matching questions

  1. Missouri Compromise
  2. Battle of Bull Run
  3. Jefferson Davis
  4. Uncle Tom's Cabin
  5. Harper's Ferry
  1. a 1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves
  2. b 1861, 1st major battle, proved war was going to be long and costly
  3. c 1820 This law allowed 2 states to enter the Union (MAINE and MISSOURI) to maintain the balance of power in the senate of free to slave states. It also banned slavery in the lands of the Louisiana Purchase, North of the 36, 30' north latitude.
  4. d a novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 which portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral
  5. e an American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. U.S. statesmen, 16th president. Led Union to victory in Civil War. Assassinated. Sometimes called "Honest Abe".
  2. sequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti-slavery) and pro-slavery "Border Ruffians" elements that took place in Kansas Territory and the western frontier towns of the U.S. state of Missouri between roughly 1854 and 1858 attempting to influence whether Kansas would enter the Union as a free or slave state
  3. Union military commander who won victories when others had failed and defeated Lee
  4. name of the nation established by the Southern States after secession
  5. This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Each state would use popular sovereignty to decide what to do about slavery. People who were proslavery and antislavery moved to Kansas to try to make it either free or slave.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sherman's March to the SeaAfter the burning of Atlanta Georgia on Nov 15 1864, he marched 300 miles to savannah and arrived there December 22nd 1864, his purpose was to destroy the South's supply chain and morale


  2. states' rights1859, Virginia, John Brown raids the Federal arsenal to arm slaves


  3. Fort SumterGeneral of the Confederates (South)


  4. sectionalismloyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to the nation as a whole


  5. Presidential Election of 1860the presidential election of 1860 was won by Abraham Lincoln, the republican candidate. He won no southern states, which angered the South sparking states to seceed from the Union.