His 113 Module 7 Quiz

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Module Quizzes & Trivia

The following quiz covers material from Module 7.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some believe that a strong slaveholding minority controlled the political landscape in the south. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     The United States barely defeated Mexico in the Mexican-American War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
     The Compromise of 1850
    • A. 

      Was passed mostly by the efforts of Stephen Douglas.

    • B. 

      was a single omnibus bill drafted by Clay.

    • C. 

      Was completely effective in solving all of the issues between the north and the south.

    • D. 

      Pushed through California's slave state status.

  • 4. 
     The Kansas-Nebraska Act provides a good example of popular sovereignty. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Dred Scott decision
    • A. 

      Provided for Scott's freedom.

    • B. 

      supported the abolitionist cause.

    • C. 

      argued that in the eyes of the law, slaves were not human, but property.

    • D. 

      was passed by both houses of Congress in 1861.

  • 6. 
     The Republican Party was a strong supporter of slavery in the south and all new US territories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Underground Railroad was integral in helping enforce the fugitive slave law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Why did John Brown attack the arsenal at Harpers Ferry?
    • A. 

      To incite southern states to secede from the Union

    • B. 

      To show the south the strength of the north

    • C. 

      To trigger a slave revolt

    • D. 

      To get the court to reverse the Dred Scott decision

  • 9. 
    Lincoln won the presidential election in 1860 because
    • A. 

      He won the popular vote by a landslide.

    • B. 

      There was a split in the Democratic party.

    • C. 

      Southern Democrats favored Lincoln over Breckinridge.

    • D. 

      Stephen Douglas was his running mate.

  • 10. 
    South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False