Social Studies Period 2 Study Guide

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Social Studies Period 2 Study Guide


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  • 1. 
    Missouri Compromise:States that Missouri is a ______ state as long as Maine is admitted as a free state.
    • A. 

      Free

    • B. 

      Slave

    • C. 

      Undecided

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What are the coordinates of the Missouri Compromise line?  
    • A. 

      32' 34'

    • B. 

      33' 33'

    • C. 

      37' 31'

    • D. 

      36' 30'

  • 3. 
    Wilmot Proviso:States that all land taken from Mexico with be ____.
    • A. 

      Free

    • B. 

      Slave

    • C. 

      Decided by pop. sov.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Popular Sovereignty:The voters  from each state____.
    • A. 

      Decide whether to be free or slave

    • B. 

      Decide whether to go to war or not

    • C. 

      Decide whether to be a state or not

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What is the main goal of the Free Soil Party?  
    • A. 

      Abolish slavery

    • B. 

      Keep slavery out of the western states

    • C. 

      Make slaves legal in all states

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Check off anything that is a part of the Compromise of 1850
    • A. 

      Admitted California as a free state

    • B. 

      Made New Mexico a state

    • C. 

      Included Kansas-Nebraska act

    • D. 

      Banned slave trade in Washington D.C.

    • E. 

      Included Fugitive Slave Act

    • F. 

      Approved Wilmot Proviso

    • G. 

      Settled border between Nebraska and Texas

    • H. 

      Upholds popular sovereignty in New Mexico and Utah

    • I. 

      Settled border between Texas and New Mexico

  • 7. 
    What would happen if you were found assisting a slave escape?  
    • A. 

      You would get fined

    • B. 

      You would go to jail

    • C. 

      You would possibly go to court

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What was Uncle Toms Cabin about?
    • A. 

      An uncle named tom who lived in a cabin

    • B. 

      A man who was part of the underground railroad

    • C. 

      A slave who worked on a plantation

    • D. 

      A slave who lived in a secret cabin

  • 9. 
    Which one is NOT part of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
    • A. 

      John brown and his sons murdered 5 proslavery activists in their beds

    • B. 

      Nebraska territory was split into two smaller territories; Kansas and Nebraska

    • C. 

      Because of outsider interference, the popular vote permitted Kansas free

    • D. 

      Outsiders not wanting slavery formed a second gov't

  • 10. 
    An abolitionist works to____.
    • A. 

      Abolish slavery

    • B. 

      Abolish free states

    • C. 

      Start war

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Frederick Douglass: 
    • A. 

      Former slave

    • B. 

      Worked to end slavery

    • C. 

      Considered his education a curse

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What was the underground railroad? 
    • A. 

      A railroad underground

    • B. 

      A railroad that slaves followed to freedom

    • C. 

      A series of safe houses for slaves

    • D. 

      A series of safe houses that abolitionist lived in

  • 13. 
    Which is NOT true about John Brown?
    • A. 

      Northern abolitionist

    • B. 

      Felt if he armed slaved they would revolt against owners

    • C. 

      He was guilty of treason

    • D. 

      He worked with Rob. E. Lee to arm slaves

  • 14. 
    What was the Republican Party stand?
    • A. 

      To abolish slavery

    • B. 

      To stop slavery from spreading and to keep it out of the west

    • C. 

      To make slaves legal in all the states

    • D. 

      To get word out that slavery is wrong

  • 15. 
    Election of 1860:Which person was NOT a candidate for president?
    • A. 

      Abe Lincoln

    • B. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • C. 

      John Bell

    • D. 

      John Breckinridge

  • 16. 
    Which is NOT true about Fort Sumter?
    • A. 

      There were 87 deaths

    • B. 

      The battle lasted 3 days

    • C. 

      There were no deaths

    • D. 

      Was overcome by the south

  • 17. 
    Which is NOT border state?
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Mississippi

    • D. 

      Kentucky

    • E. 

      Missouri

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