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1.  The southern planter aristocracy was strongly attracted to medieval cultural ideals.
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2.  Most southern slaveowners owned twenty or more slaves
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3.  Poor whites supported slavery because it made them feel racially superior and because they hoped someday to be able to buy slaves.
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4.  Free blacks enjoyed considerable status and wealth in both the North and the South before the Civil War
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5.  Slavery almost completely destroyed the black family
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6.  Abolitionists like William Lloyd Garrison quickly attained great popularity in the North
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7.  After about 1830, the South no longer tolerated even moderate pro-abolitionist discussion.
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8.  By the 1840's, the bitter memories of two Anglo-American wars had disappeared, putting an end to major British-American conflicts.
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9.  A primary motive driving Americans to annex Texas was fear that the Lone Star Republic would become an ally or protectorate of Britain.
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10.  In the dispute with Britain over Oregon, the United States repeatedly demanded control of the whole territory as far as "fifty-four forty."
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11.  Polk's victory in 1844 was interpreted as a mandate for the Manifest Destiny and led directly to the annexation of Texas and a favorable settlement of the Oregon dispute.
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12.  The immediate cause of the Mexican War was an attempt by Mexico to reconquer Texas.
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13.  The overwhelming American military victory over Mexico led some Americans to call for the United States to take over all of Mexico.
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14.  The outcome of the Mexican war became a source of continuing bad feeling between the United States and much of Latin America.
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15.  The Free Soil party consisted of a small, unified band of radical abolitionists.
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16.  Southerners demanded a more effective fugitive-slave law to stop the "Underground Railroad" from running escaped slaves to Canada.
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17.  In the key provisions of the Compromise of 1850, New Mexico and Utah were admitted as slave states, while California was left open to popular sovereignty. 
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18.  The greatest political winner in the Compromise of 1850 was the South.
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19.  The Pierce administration's expansionist efforts in Central America, Cuba, and the Gadsden Purchase were basically designed to serve southern proslavery interests.
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20.  Douglas's Kansas-Nebraska Act was intended to organize western territories so that a transcontinental railroad could be built along a northern road.
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21.  The Kansas-Nebraska Act wrecked the Compromise of 1850 and created deep divisions within the Democratic Party.
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22.  The invention that transformed the southern cotton economy was...
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23.  Among the economic consequences of the South's cotton economy was...
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24.  Even though they owned no slaves, most southern whites supported the slave system because...
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25.  The condition of the 500,000 or so free blacks was...
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26.  Most slaveowners treated their slaves as...
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27.  Most of the early abolitionists were motivated by...
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28.  After 1830, most southerners came to look on slavery as...
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29.  Among the major sources of tension between Britain and the United States in the 1840s was...
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30.  During the early 1840s, Texas maintained its independence by...
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31.  Texas was finally admitted to the Union in 1844 as a result of...
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32.  Britain eventually lost out in the contest for the disputed Oregon territory because...
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33.  The final result of the British-American conflict over the Oregon country in 1844-1846 was...
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34.  The phrase "spot resolutions" refers to...
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35.  The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War provided for...
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36.  The election of 1848, the response of the Whig and Democratic parties to the rising controversy over slavery was...
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37.  The proposed admission of California directly into the Union was dangerously controversial because...
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38.  Among the notable advocates of compromise in the controversy over slavery in the 1850s were...
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39.  Under the terms of the Compromise of 1850,
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40.  The greatest winner in the Compromise of 1850 was...
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41.  The conflict over slavery after the election of 1852 led shortly to...
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42.  The primary goal of Commodore Matthew Perry's treaty with Japan in 1854 was...
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