The Nation Splits Apart

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The Nation Splits Apart

This quiz covers the section The Politics of Slavery, Sectionalism and National Politics, Lincoln's Path to the White House, and The South Secedes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Politics of SlaveryThe Compromise of 1850 allowed _________ to enter The Union as a free state.
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Minnesota

    • D. 

      Oregon

  • 2. 
    When was the Republican Party born?
    • A. 

      1854

    • B. 

      1856

    • C. 

      1845

    • D. 

      1849

  • 3. 
    The Fugitive Slave Act made it illegal to help _______?
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Sick Slaves

    • C. 

      Runaway Slaves

    • D. 

      Slave Owners

  • 4. 
    Sectionalism and National Poletics_________ was the name given to the event where John Brown killed 5 slavery supporters.
    • A. 

      Pattawatomie Protests

    • B. 

      John Brown Massacre

    • C. 

      John Browns Raid

    • D. 

      Pattawatomie Massacre

  • 5. 
    What is Not an affect of John Browns Raid?
    • A. 

      Speeded the coming of the Civil War

    • B. 

      Aroused widespread support for brown in the north

    • C. 

      Caused an increase number of slave-raids in the south

    • D. 

      Increased fear of slave revolts

  • 6. 
    Robert E. Lee was a ________?
    • A. 

      Marine

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 7. 
    Lincoln's Path to the White HouseWhen was Lincoln born?
    • A. 

      1810

    • B. 

      1809

    • C. 

      1808

    • D. 

      1811

  • 8. 
    When was Lincoln's Inauguration?
    • A. 

      April 30, 1861

    • B. 

      January 19, 1861

    • C. 

      February 21, 1861

    • D. 

      March 4, 1861

  • 9. 
    Where  was the first Lincoln - Douglas Debate?
    • A. 

      Freeport, Illenois

    • B. 

      Ottowa, Illenois

    • C. 

      Alton, Illenois

    • D. 

      Galesburg, Illenois

  • 10. 
    The South SecedesJefferson Davis was originally a ______?
    • A. 

      An Alabama Senator

    • B. 

      A Misouri Senator

    • C. 

      A Mississippi Senator

    • D. 

      A Maine Senator

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Louisiana

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      South Carolina

  • 12. 
    What was the first major event leading to the Civil War?
    • A. 

      The Fall of Ft. Sumter

    • B. 

      The Compromise of 1850

    • C. 

      The Kansas - Nebraska Act

    • D. 

      Lincoln's Inauguration