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Pre/post Test : Causes And Events Leading Up To The Civil War

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Pre/post Test : Causes And Events Leading Up To The Civil War

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the conflict over states rights between the North and the South?
    • A. 

      The Union had more states and believed that they had more power.

    • B. 

      The states in the South were trying to sccessed from the Union.

    • C. 

      The federal government set up laws for each state.

  • 2. 
    What were the importance/goals of the Underground Railroad?
    • A. 

      Was responisble for moving fugitive slaves by using a secret local network of individuals.

    • B. 

      To move goods from the East to the West.

    • C. 

      The Underground Railroad created jobs in a suffering economy in the South.

  • 3. 
    Why was slavery important in the South?
    • A. 

      Plantation owners needed slaves to cook their meals.

    • B. 

      The land in the South provided farmers with good soil to grow cash crops but the land was so large that the Plantation owners needed more farm hands to work on the land.

    • C. 

      Factories began to spread and there was a greater need for free labor.

  • 4. 
    What was Uncle Toms cabin and why was it important?
    • A. 

      Where the Civil War started.

    • B. 

      A book written by Frederick Douglas, about his life as a slave.

    • C. 

      Uncle Toms Cabin , written by Harriet Beecher Stowe was written in response to the cruel realities of Slavery.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      California enters as a slave state.

    • B. 

      The Fugitive Slave Act was passed

    • C. 

      The slave trade is aboloshied in the District of Columbia.

  • 6. 
    Why did John Brown raid Harpers Ferry?
    • A. 

      He wanted to steal boats to transport goods.

    • B. 

      To steal military weapons and force people to free slaves.

    • C. 

      To steal food for his family traveling on The Underground Railroad.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      16th President who wanted to abolish slavery and was a Republican.

    • B. 

      16th President who believed in slavery and was a Democrat.

    • C. 

      16th President who abolished slavery and was a Democrat.

  • 8. 
    Which states were a part of The Union?
    • A. 

      New York, Massachusetts, and California

    • B. 

      New Hampshire, North Carolina and Tennesse

    • C. 

      Georgia, Alabama and Florida

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