Compromise, Election And Dred Scott Period 1-3

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This quiz goes along with the Dred Scott and Election of 1860 and is to be taken by 1st, 2nd and 5th period only.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the Compromise of 1850?
    • A. 

      Georgia could enter as a free state if California entered as a slave.

    • B. 

      Maine can enter as a free state if Missouri enters as a slave.

    • C. 

      Dred Scott could go free

    • D. 

      Slavery was unconstitutional

  • 2. 
    Who was running under the Republican ticket in the election of 1860?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      George Bush

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 3. 
    Who is Dred Scott?
    • A. 

      A man who worked

    • B. 

      A slave who sued for his freedom

    • C. 

      A plantation owner

    • D. 

      A farmer

  • 4. 
    Why was the Dred Scott decision so very important to slavery?
    • A. 

      It proved that slaves were property and could not be set free regardless of where he lived

    • B. 

      It allowed all slaves free

    • C. 

      Slaves who could run to the north would be free

    • D. 

      Slaves had hope of freedom

  • 5. 
    How many soutern states voted for Abraham Lincoln?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      All of them

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