The North And South

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The North And South

This quiz is on the North and the South.


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  • 1. 
    What lead to the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Religion lead to the Civil War.

    • B. 

      Social and economic differences divided the nation and led to war.

    • C. 

      Lack of jobs lead to the Civil War.

    • D. 

      Lack of land for farms lead to the Civil War.

  • 2. 
    ____________________  is regional loyalty.
    • A. 

      Tarrif

    • B. 

      Diverse economy

    • C. 

      Fugitive

    • D. 

      Sectionalism

  • 3. 
    ______________ is an economy that is based on many industries rather than just a few.
    • A. 

      Tariff

    • B. 

      Diverse economy

    • C. 

      Free state

    • D. 

      States rights

  • 4. 
    A ___________________________ is a state that did not allow slavery before the Civil War.
    • A. 

      Free state

    • B. 

      Free world

    • C. 

      Homesteader

    • D. 

      Slave state

  • 5. 
    A______________________ alloewd slavery before the Civil War.
    • A. 

      Territory

    • B. 

      Slave state

    • C. 

      Religious state

    • D. 

      Free state

  • 6. 
    A__________________ is a tax on imports.
    • A. 

      Veto

    • B. 

      Renewable resource

    • C. 

      Trade network

    • D. 

      Tariff

  • 7. 
    _______________________ is the idea that the states, not the national government, should have the final say on all laws.
    • A. 

      Citys' rights

    • B. 

      States' rights

    • C. 

      Nations' rights

    • D. 

      Towns' rights

  • 8. 
    A _____________________ is someone who escapes from the law.
    • A. 

      Fugitive

    • B. 

      Freedman

    • C. 

      Empire

    • D. 

      Isthmus

  • 9. 
    _________________ came up with a the Missouri Compromise.
    • A. 

      Dred Scott

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      Nat Turner

  • 10. 
    _________________________ believed the federal government could set tariffs on trade.
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      Dred Scott

    • C. 

      Nat Turner

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 11. 
    ____________________ agued against the tariff.He believed in states' rights, or the idea that states, not the national government, should have the fina say on laws that affected them.
    • A. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Abe Lincoln

    • D. 

      Henry Clay

  • 12. 
    In 1819 __________________ wanted to join the Union as a slave state.
    • A. 

      Arkansas

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Missouri

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 13. 
    ________________________ was admitted as a free state.
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Missouri

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 14. 
    Under the Compomise of 1850 ____________________ joined the Union as a free state.
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      Kentucky

  • 15. 
    The economy of the southern states relied on _____________________.
    • A. 

      Farmers

    • B. 

      Industry

    • C. 

      Enslaved workers

    • D. 

      Bankers

  • 16. 
    ________________________________ often decided issues on what was best for their section,or region, instead of what was best for the whole country. This region loyalty is called ___________________.
    • A. 

      Town leaders, Centerism

    • B. 

      City leaders, selectionism

    • C. 

      National leaders , sectionalism

    • D. 

      State leaders, Statehood

  • 17. 
    The different sections of the United States were different  both__________ and ____________.
    • A. 

      Dress and height

    • B. 

      Economically and culturally

    • C. 

      Looks and weight

    • D. 

      Tools and food

  • 18. 
    In the _________________ there were few plantations. Most farms were _________, and they did not require many workers.
    • A. 

      Eastern States, small

    • B. 

      Southern States, small

    • C. 

      Western States, small

    • D. 

      Northern States , small

  • 19. 
    All of the ____________________  abolished slavery.
    • A. 

      Southern States

    • B. 

      Northern States

  • 20. 
    Many people, including immigrants, moved to te Northern states to work in the new__________________.
    • A. 

      Farmland

    • B. 

      Inns

    • C. 

      Industry

    • D. 

      Shops

  • 21. 
    In the Southern states, enslaved Africans worked on plantations that grew mainly ______________ and ____________.
    • A. 

      Rice, potatoes

    • B. 

      Cotton, tobacco

    • C. 

      Tomatoes, greens

    • D. 

      Grapes, oranges

  • 22. 
    The ____________________ helped plantations, in the south, produce more cotton.
    • A. 

      Cotton gin

    • B. 

      Cotton rake

    • C. 

      Cotton mop

    • D. 

      Plant gin

  • 23. 
    The money brought in by cash crops allowed plantation oweners to buy more ______________and ___________________ the system of slavery.
    • A. 

      Food, weakened

    • B. 

      Homes, strengthened

    • C. 

      Ships, weakened

    • D. 

      Land, strenghthened

  • 24. 
    By 1804 all of the ___________________ had outlawed slavery.
    • A. 

      Southern

    • B. 

      Northern

  • 25. 
    _____________________ was considered roughly the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland - was seen as the dividing line between free states and slave states.
    • A. 

      Jackson-Clay line

    • B. 

      Clay-Dixon line

    • C. 

      Mason-Dxon line

    • D. 

      Kansas -Nebraska line

  • 26. 
    In 1848, the United States gained new lands after winning the _______________________.These lands presented a new challenge since the Missori  Compormise did not cover them.
    • A. 

      Mexican - American War

    • B. 

      French -Indian War

    • C. 

      Revolutionary War

    • D. 

      Spanish- American War

  • 27. 
    Settlers in _____________________ , a part of these new lands,masked to join the Union as a free state.
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Tennessee

    • D. 

      Kentucky

  • 28. 
    Letting California enter as a free state could  give free states an (a)________________ in the SenateSouthern leaders feared that Congress would pass a law ____________________everywhere.
    • A. 

      More land,welling slavery

    • B. 

      Advantage, outlawing slavery

    • C. 

      Disadvantage, no immigrants

    • D. 

      Slaves, no shops

  • 29. 
    Henry Clay wrote the Compromise of 1850. What did this plan do?
    • A. 

      Mexico joined the Union as a free state. The other lands gained from California would be divided into two territories- New Mexico and Utah. The people there would decide for themselves whether to allow slavery.

    • B. 

      Kentucky joined the Union as a free state. The other lands gained from Mexico would be divided into two territories- New Mexico and Utah. The people there would decide for themselves whether to allow slavery.

    • C. 

      California joined the Union as a free state. The other lands gained from Mexico would be divided into two territories- New Mexico and Utah. The people there would decide for themselves whether to allow slavery.

    • D. 

      Kansas joined the Union as a free state. The other lands gained from Mexico would be divided into two territories- New Mexico and Utah. The people there would decide for themselves whether to allow slavery.

  • 30. 
    The Fugitive Save act was a part of the Compromise of 1850.This law required
    • A. 

      All Americans to turn in people who had escaped slavery. The law was very unpopular in the North.

    • B. 

      All Mexicans to turn in people who had escaped slavery. The law was very popular in the North.

    • C. 

      All French to turn in people who had escaped slavery. The law was very unpopular in the North.

    • D. 

      All Nitive Americans to turn in people who had escaped slavery. The law was very unpopular in the North.

  • 31. 
    Who was known as the Great Compromiser
    • A. 

      Nat Turner

    • B. 

      Dred Scott

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Henry Clay

  • 32. 
    What led to violence between people in the free states and the slave states?
    • A. 

      Good feeling between the free states and slave states

    • B. 

      Bad feeling between the free states and slave states

    • C. 

      Happy feeling between the free states and slave states

    • D. 

      Excited feeling between the free states and slave states

  • 33. 
    What was the effect of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
    • A. 

      It gave poeple living in those territories the right to decide if they wanted slavery and changed the rules of the Missouri Compromise, which had let people have slavery in those territories.

    • B. 

      It gave poeple living in those territories the right to decide if they wanted slavery and changed the rules of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which had outlawed slavery in those territories.

    • C. 

      It gave poeple living in those territories the right to decide if they wanted slavery and changed the rules of the Missouri Compromise, which had outlawed slavery in those territories.

    • D. 

      It gave poeple living in those territories the right to decide if they wanted free men and changed the rules of the Missouri Compromise, which had outlawed slavery in those territories.

  • 34. 
    Why was Kansas known as "Bleeding Kansas?
    • A. 

      Fighting broke out between the Native American and the settlers

    • B. 

      Fighting broke out between the Native American and the French

    • C. 

      Fighting broke out between the Americans that wanted Kansas to be a free state and those who didn't

    • D. 

      Fighting broke out between the Americans that wanted Kansas to be a Gold State