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Jeopardy Black Republicans Dred Scott Old John Brown Abraham Lincoln Secession Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final.

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2 Jeopardy Black Republicans Dred Scott Old John Brown Abraham Lincoln Secession Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy

3 $100 Question from H1 The Republican party was a sectional party from which region of the country?

4 $100 Answer from H1 the north

5 $200 Question from H1 Many Republican’s joined the party from this former party, split in two over the issue of slavery, that included both “conscience” and “cotton” members.

6 $200 Answer from H1 Whigs

7 $300 Question from H1 According to Republicans, this state “should be immediately admitted as a state of this Union, with her present Free Constitution, as at once the most effectual way of securing to her citizens the enjoyment of the rights and privileges to which they are entitled, and of ending the civil strife now raging in her territory. “

8 $300 Answer from H1 Kansas

9 $400 Question from H1 This man was caned nearly to death for giving a speech on the floor of the senate entitled “The Crimes Against Kansas.” He later recovered.

10 $400 Answer from H1 Charles Sumner

11 $500 Question from H1 Name three political parties that joined to form the Republican Party

12 $500 Answer from H1 Free Soil Know-Nothing Whig

13 $100 Question from H2 Dred Scott sued in federal court to gain what?

14 $100 Answer from H2 His Freedom

15 $200 Question from H2 Scott’s argument centered around the fact that he had moved where?

16 $200 Answer from H2 To a free state Wisconsin Territory

17 $300 Question from H2 Scott’s lawyers unsuccessfully argued for his freedom under this doctrine, common in Europe and some states at the time.

18 $300 Answer from H2 Once free always free

19 $400 Question from H2... [I]n the case of Strader et al. v. Graham... the slaves had been taken from Kentucky to Ohio, with the consent of the owner, and afterwards brought back to Kentucky. And this court held that their status or condition, as free or slave, depended upon the laws of …which state?

20 $400 Answer from H2 Kentucky

21 $500 Question from H2 Chief Justice Taney’s ruling in Dred Scott v. Sanford decided not only the fate of Dred Scott, but the constitutionalityof what law?

22 $500 Answer from H2 The Missouri Compromise

23 $100 Question from H3 “John Brown’s Body”, a popular song among northerners and union troops was eventually turned into what American battle march?

24 $100 Answer from H3 The Battle-Hymn of the Republic

25 $200 Question from H3 John Brown planned to seize federal weapons from an arsenal in what modern-day state?

26 $200 Answer from H3 West Virginia

27 $300 Question from H3 The man tasked with putting down the rebellion started by John Brown was what US Military officer?

28 $300 Answer from H3 Robert E. Lee

29 $400 Answer from H3 Describe the scene in the following:

30 $500 Question from H3 Where does the following mural hang and why?

31 $500 Answer from H3 Kansas State House Mural depicts John Brown’s role in “Bleeding Kansas” and the history of how the state joined the union

32 $100 Question from H4 Abraham Lincoln came out of political retirement to run for what office?

33 $100 Answer from H4 US Senator from Illinois

34 $200 Question from H4 Who said it and what does it mean? “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”

35 $200 Answer from H4 Lincoln, describing the idea that the government could not continue to exist half slave and half free.

36 $300 Question from H4 Lincoln would run against the same man in both 1858 and 1860. Name that man.

37 $300 Answer from H4 Steven A. Douglas

38 $400 Question from H4 Explain Lincoln’s campaign promise with regards to the slavery question.

39 $400 Answer from H4 Lincoln promised not to touch slavery where it already existed but under no circumstances would allow its spread to the territories.

40 $500 Question from H4 If Lincoln did not appear on the ballot in many southern states, explain how he was able to win the election of 1860.

41 $500 Answer from H4 Because of sectional parties and the lack of a national party, Democrats in the south split their votes between three candidates while Republicans in the north voted in large majorities for Lincoln.

42 $100 Question from H5 The first state to secede from the Union was….

43 $100 Answer from H5 South Carolina

44 $200 Question from H5 By the time Lincoln is sworn in as President, how many southern states had left the Union?

45 $200 Answer from H5 Seven SC MS AL FL GA LA TX

46 $300 Question from H5 What is the cliff some states are riding to symbolic of?

47 $300 Answer from H5 The ruin of any southern state that attempts to leave the Union.

48 $400 Question from H5 Rather than leaving the Union to join the Confederacy, Governor Sam Houston argued that Texas might do better as what?

49 $400 Answer from H5 An independent republic

50 $500 Question from H5 Name this date April 12 th, 4:30am - 1861

51 $500 Answer from H5 The shelling of Ft. Sumpter in Charleston harbor.

52 Final Jeopardy At the 11 th hour a senator from Kentucky introduces several Constitutional amendments that would stave off secession and war. Name the Compromise and the senator.

53 Final Jeopardy Answer John J. Crittenden

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