8-4.1 - 8-4.4 Causes Of The Civil War

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Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the antebellum period in South Carolina and causes of the Civil War.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The former slave who sued for his freedom and was denied by the Supreme Court as not being a citizen. 
  • 2. 
    The legislation that brought in Maine as a free state.
  • 3. 
    The President who wanted to enforce the protective tariff in the South in 1828.
  • 4. 
    The invention that helped increase slavery in the South.
  • 5. 
    The former slave who plotted a massive slave rebellion in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 6. 
    The two sisters who spoke out about slavery in South Carolina.
  • 7. 
    People in South Carolina who wanted to nullify the Protective Tariff of 1828 and the subsequent tariff in 1832.
  • 8. 
    The concept that the United States should reach across the continent of North America.
  • 9. 
    The land that was obtained from France in 1803 that allowed the United States to start expanding westward.
  • 10. 
    The land that was obtained from Mexico after the Mexican War in the 1840s that allowed the United States to spread to the Pacific coast.
  • 11. 
    The reason people flocked to the west coast in 1849.
  • 12. 
    The territory that came in as a free state as part of the compromise of 1850.
  • 13. 
    The new law in 1850 that force all U.S. citizens to help recapture run away slaves.
  • 14. 
    What a Secessionist, Fire Eater or Radical in South Carolina wanted to happen.
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