Causes Of The Civil War Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following was NOT part of the Missouri Compromise?
    • A. 

      Maine was admitted as a free stae

    • B. 

      Future states north of the Missouri Comp. Line would be free of slavery

    • C. 

      Mississippi was admitted as a free state

    • D. 

      Missouri was admitted as a slave state

  • 2. 
    Why did the north oppose Missouri's admission to the Union?  
    • A. 

      They thought slavery was illegal

    • B. 

      They didn't want the slaves states to control the Senate

    • C. 

      They didn't want the slave states to control the Mississippi River

    • D. 

      They were afraid it would start a war with Mexico

  • 3. 
    What term identifies the placing of the needs of one section of the nation over the needs of the whole nation?
    • A. 

      Sectionalism

    • B. 

      Sensationalism

    • C. 

      Secularism

    • D. 

      Nationalism

  • 4. 
    What state threatened to secede because of the Tariff of Abominations?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      South Dakota

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      South Carolina

  • 5. 
    What political party was created to stop the spread of slavery?
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Free Soil

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Whig

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes the Underground Railroad?
    • A. 

      A subway

    • B. 

      A passage that leads to slavery

    • C. 

      A series of hiding places for slaves on their way to freedom

    • D. 

      A tunnel underneath the south

  • 7. 
    What do Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth have in common?
    • A. 

      They were members of Congress

    • B. 

      They were ministers

    • C. 

      They were abolitionists who used to be slaves

    • D. 

      They served in the Union Army

  • 8. 
    What is the name of a person who wants to get rid of slavery?
    • A. 

      Imperialist

    • B. 

      Sectionalist

    • C. 

      Suffragist

    • D. 

      Abolitionist

  • 9. 
    What was the name of the newspaper published by William Lloyd Garrison?
    • A. 

      The Freedom Trail

    • B. 

      The Liberator

    • C. 

      The North Star

    • D. 

      The Post Star

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