US History 1 Chapter 10 Quiz

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We’ll be dealing with the failed Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive Slave Act, Dred Scott and the events that led to secession in this quiz on U. S. History. Think you know your stuff? There’s only one way to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The failed Compromise of 1850 was successfully re-presented by
    • A. 

      Daniel Webster

    • B. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • C. 

      Stephen Douglas

    • D. 

      Henry Clay

  • 2. 
    The Fugitive Slave Act most favored the interests or activities of
    • A. 

      Escaped slaves

    • B. 

      Slave owners

    • C. 

      Abolitionists

    • D. 

      Northern industrialists

  • 3. 
    One new political party to emerge at this time was the
    • A. 

      Whig Party

    • B. 

      Populist Party

    • C. 

      Democratic Party

    • D. 

      Know-Nothing Party

  • 4. 
    In the Dred Scott decision, the Court ruled that African Americans
    • A. 

      Had no rights

    • B. 

      Could not relocate

    • C. 

      Could become citizens

    • D. 

      Could engage in litigation

  • 5. 
    The event that led most directly to secession was
    • A. 

      Harper's Ferry

    • B. 

      The Panic of 1857

    • C. 

      Lincoln's election

    • D. 

      The Dred Scott decision