Chapter 18 Review: The Slave Debate Heats Up

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This is the last name of the person still considered property, so he was denied the ability to sue. __________


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  • 1. 
    This is the last name of the person still considered property, so he was denied the ability to sue. __________
  • 2. 
    The Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Act followed this Compromise designed to solve the issue of slavery. (First qord)
  • 3. 
    What is another term similar to regionalism, or nationalism, dealing with different areas of the countries only considering their point of view?  Starts with an s.
  • 4. 
    The South had a better climate for a longer growing season, so slaves were more important to this region.  Their largest farms that utilized slave labor were called ____________.  (Starts with a p)
  • 5. 
    ________________ is when one or more states try to leave the Union of states to set up their own government. 
  • 6. 
    This president, the tall fella who was the 16th President, would slowly get rid of slavery instead of taking it away instantly if it menant keeping the country together. 
  • 7. 
    Lincoln said that a _____ divided against itself cannot stand.   It was divided over slavery.
  • 8. 
    __________ rights were stressed when the Southern states did not feel that the current Constitution provided enough protection of the institution of slavery. 
  • 9. 
    Although Lincoln was against slavery, he was not exactly one of these people who wanted to get rid of slavery immediately.  (Starts with the letter A).
  • 10. 
    Lincoln's true goal was first to preserve the Union, then to get rid of slavery slowly. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Once Lincoln was elected, the South did not think their economic rights would be honored, so they formed their own country. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Check all of the features that were a part of the Compromise of 1850.
    • A. 

      CA enters as a free state

    • B. 

      Mexican Cession would use popular sovereignty to settle the slave issue

    • C. 

      There was a stricter fugitive slave law.

  • 13. 
    The Compromise of 1850 was the second plan to deal with the issue of slavery. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The loss of land (which would be called the Utah and New Mexico territories) by this country became part of the U.S. This was a clear battle ground for the expansion of slavery or not. 
  • 15. 
    The ___________ Doctrine was Stephen Douglas's way of saying states should decide the issue of slavery by voting. 
  • 16. 
    This colorful crusader murdered pro-slavery forces in Kansas.  Last name only.
  • 17. 
    This is where J. Brown was captured leading a slave revolt.  Two words. 
  • 18. 
    What was the last name of the caning victim and speech writer from Massachusetts? 
  • 19. 
    The _______ States of America was the name of the country that broke from the Union so they could preserve slavery. 
  • 20. 
    This was the last name of the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • 21. 
    What did Judge Taney rule as a part of Scott v. Sanford?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      African Americans were not citizens, even if they were free

    • B. 

      African Americans could not sue

    • C. 

      Slavery could not be banned anywhere since slaves were property, and the Constitution defended property rights under the 5th amendment.

  • 22. 
    Which state seceded first?  Two words.
  • 23. 
    Which political party was new in 1860's election, and wanted to keep the country together, rallying around the Constitution? (first two words)
  • 24. 
    _____________ was a large free state thanks to the Compromise of 1850. 
  • 25. 
    Who was the Northern Democratic candidate in 1860?
    • A. 

      Douglas

    • B. 

      Lincoln

    • C. 

      Breckinridge

  • 26. 
    Who won the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
    • A. 

      Lincoln

    • B. 

      Douglas

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 27. 
    David Wilmot wrote an early plan to keep the new territories free of slaves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Who was the first Republican nominee for President (that did not win). So much for California dreamin'.  (Last name)
  • 29. 
    Which territory did Border Ruffians flood into in order to vote illegally?
  • 30. 
    This was the last name of the first President of the Confederacy. 
  • 31. 
    Ungraded: How many questions did you miss because of spelling, punctuation, etc?