Presentation on theme: "Chapter 16 Review. The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 received what reaction from Northerners? a. They were indifferent about it. b. They supported it. c."— Presentation transcript:
The Missouri Compromise a. brought a final settlement to the issue of slavery in the territories. b. helped to balance the number of free and the number of slave states for 30 years. c. was upheld by the Supreme Court.
b. helped to balance the number of free and the number of slave states for 30 years.
The Missouri Compromise a. allowed for Missouri to be admitted as a slave state and all other states in the future would also be admitted as slave states. b. admitted Missouri as a slave state, Maine as a free state. c. admitted Missouri as a free state, and California as a slave state.
b. admitted Missouri as a slave state, Maine as a free state.
The Dred Scott case a. reversed the Missouri Compromise. b. banned slavery in the territories. c. established the right of Congress to determine where slavery would be allowed.
What effect did the election of Lincoln as president have upon the unity of the country. a. It resulted in unifying the nation. b. It resulted in a temporary peace between the northern and southern sections of the country. c. It resulted in the secession of several southern states.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin greatly affected the emotional climate of the nation in what manner? a. Northerners became more sympathetic to the slave owners of the South. b. Most Southerners became more sympathetic to slaves. c. Generally, Northerners became even more opposed to slavery.
Which of the following would be an example of popular sovereignty? a. A state votes to ban slavery. b. States south of the Missouri Compromise line are designated as slave states. c. States north of the Missouri Compromise line are designated as free states.
In the presidential election of 1860 a. Lincoln only won the vote in two southern states. b. Lincoln’s victory was due to the fact Moderates helped him carry enough southern states to win. c. Lincoln won despite the fact he did not win in one southern state.
The Republican Party was formed in the 1850’s because a. of the weak stand of the Whigs and Democrats on the issue of slavery. b. they desired a new Fugitive Slave Act. c. they opposed the continuing slave trade.
a. of the weak stand of the Whigs and Democrats on the issue of slavery.
True or False? The Lincoln-Douglas Debates resulted in Lincoln being viewed as an opponent of slavery.
What event led to the Compromise of 1850? a. Admitting California as a slave state would have given the South a majority in Congress. b. Admitting California as a free state would have given free states an advantage over slave states. c. Admitting California once again restored the balance between the number of free and slave states in Congress.
b. Admitting California as a free state would have given free states an advantage over slave states.
In 1848 the issue of slavery once again was addressed in the western territories. This was a result of a. California’s request for statehood as a free state. b. Many were asking Congress to allow slavery in western states where it had legally been banned. c. The legality of slavery had to be decided in new lands won from Mexico.
How did the South react to Lincoln’s election as President? a. They accepted it at first. b. Seven states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. c. Nine states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America.
b. Seven states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America.
Yes or No? Were regional or sectional differences on the issue of slavery responsible for the outcome of the election of 1860?
What is the historical significance of Fort Sumter? a. Lincoln delivered his famous Fort Sumter address there in 1860. b. This is the site of the opening shots of the Civil War. c. This is the site of Lincoln’s boyhood home.
b. This is the site of the opening shots of the Civil War.
In what region was slavery banned in the Missouri Compromise?
In states carved from territory north of the 36 30’ latitude in the Louisiana Territory
Who was a famous abolitionist who planned to organize an armed slave revolt in the South?