Chapter 14 History Answers

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Which of the following was not one of the proposed solutions to slavery in the territories that dominated the debate from the late 1840s until 1861?
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Gradually legislating an end to slavery
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The Wilmot Proviso proposed that:
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free labor should exist in territory gained in the Mexican War
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Proponents of popular sovereignty believed that:
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Residents of territory should decide the issue of slavery
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In January of 1848, gold was discovered in:
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California
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The greatest significance of California’s desire to enter the Union was:
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Concern of Southerners that it would upset the balance of free and slave states
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The Compromise of 1850 established all of the following statutes EXCEPT:
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Admission of New Mexico as a slave state
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The influential novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, was written by:
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Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Franklin Pierce failed to:
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Effectively handle the territorial problems in Kansas
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Northerners of all parties were outraged by the Kansas-Nebraska Act because it:
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Was viewed as a plot to extend slavery above the MO Compromise line
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Who was an antislavery agitator agitator in the middle of the violent confrontation in Kansas?
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John Brown
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Anti-immigrant, anti-Catholic sentiment gave rise to this party.
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The Know-Nothing Party
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Which statement would most likely have been said by creator of the Republican Party?
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The extension of slavery must be stopped, for it is the largest issue facing our nation.
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What did pro-slavery people in Kansas manipulate popular sovereignty by doing what?
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Sent pro-slavery people to move balance twards approving slavery.
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Who was Dread Scott?
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A black slave that traveled with his master to free states.
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Effects of Dread Scott case?
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First time congress declared slave as property.
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John Brown’s raid hoped would do what?
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Incite a slave riot that would cause rebellion.
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What happened within 3 months of Lincoln’s election?
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Civil War started
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First state to chose succession?
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South Carolina.
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Who was the president of the confederate states?
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Jefferson Davis
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What was Lincoln’s strategy regarding succession?
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Southern states should be met with force.
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Why did the south start firing?
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Federal supply ships arrived at Fort Sumter to provide aid to the fort.
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When did the civil war start?
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April 12, 1861
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What border state did not leave when Lincoln called for troops?
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Delaware
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What did both sides think before the first battle of the civil war?
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It would be a quick war.
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What did the confederacy do that was not done before the spring of 1862?
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Attacked and retreated.
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Which boarder state joined the confederacy?
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West Virginia.
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What flaw existed in the confederate strategy?
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Not enough men.
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A major outcome of the battle of bull run?
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Proved to people that the war would be long and bloody.
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Union victory in west gained control of?
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Bloodiest day of fighting in American history occurred where?
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Battle of Antietam

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