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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.

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1 Chapter 16 Review

2 The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 received what reaction from Northerners? a. They were indifferent about it. b. They supported it. c. They resented it and did not plan to support it.

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4 What was the purpose of the Free-Soil Party? a. to abolish slavery b. to provide free land for western settlers c. to keep slavery out of western territories

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6 The Kansas-Nebraska Act a. attempted to ban slavery in territories won from Mexico. b. declared Congress could not ban the slave trade between slave states. c. divided a territory into two parts.

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8 The Wilmot Proviso a. was an attempt to ban slavery from any territory won from Mexico. b. banned slavery in western territories. c. banned the slave trade between slave states.

9 a. was an attempt to ban slavery from any territory won from Mexico.

10 A term for a runaway person

11 Fugitive

12 An individual who sacrifices his or her life for a cause or for a belief

13 Martyr

14 The Compromise of 1850 a. stated Congress could not ban the slave trade between slave states. b. made Missouri a slave state. c. never went into effect.

15 a. stated Congress could not ban the slave trade between slave states.

16 A Border Ruffian was a. a proslavery person from Missouri. b. an antislavery person from Missouri. c. a runaway.

17 a. a proslavery person from Missouri.

18 The Free-Soil Party was formed for what purpose? a. to abolish slavery b. to stop the slave trade c. to ban slavery in western territories

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20 True or False? The Compromise of 1850 banned slavery in New Mexico and Utah.

21 False

22 True or False? The Compromise of 1850 required Northerners to help return runaway slaves to the owners.

23 True

24 Which of the following settled a border dispute between New Mexico and Texas? a. the Missouri Compromise b. the Kansas-Nebraska Act c. the Compromise of 1850

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26 The violence in Kansas in 1855 was caused by a. the Missouri Compromise being declared unconstitutional. b. vigilante committees. c. rivalry between proslavery and antislavery settlers.

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28 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.

29 b. helped to balance the number of free and the number of slave states for 30 years.

30 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.

31 b. admitted Missouri as a slave state, Maine as a free state.

32 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.

33 a. reversed the Missouri Compromise.

34 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.

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36 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.

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38 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.

39 a. A state votes to ban slavery.

40 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.

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42 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.

43 a. of the weak stand of the Whigs and Democrats on the issue of slavery.

44 True or False? The Lincoln-Douglas Debates resulted in Lincoln being viewed as an opponent of slavery.

45 True

46 The Civil War began when a. Union troops fired upon Fort Sumter. b. Confederate troops fired upon Fort Sumter. c. South Carolina seceded from the Union.

47 b. Confederate troops fired upon Fort Sumter.

48 The Missouri Compromise applied to the a. lands east of the Mississippi River. b. all lands west of the Mississippi River. c. the Louisiana Territory.

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50 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.

51 b. Admitting California as a free state would have given free states an advantage over slave states.

52 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.

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54 The Free Soil Party and the Republican Party were similar because a. both opposed slavery. b. both opposed slavery in the western territories. c. both opposed the slave trade between slave states.

55 b. both opposed slavery in the western territories.

56 Violence erupted on the floor of the U. S. Senate as senators debated which of the following? a. the Compromise of 1850 b. the Missouri Compromise c. the Kansas-Nebraska Act

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58 Uncle Tom’s Cabin led to a better understanding of the issue of slavery between the North and South and helped to ease tensions between the two sections. True or False?

59 False

60 True or False? The Lincoln-Douglas Debates elevated the name of Abraham Lincoln to the status of national recognition.

61 True

62 True or False? Free African Americans supported the decision of the Dred Scott Case.

63 False

64 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.

65 b. Seven states seceded and formed the Confederate States of America.

66 Yes or No? Were regional or sectional differences on the issue of slavery responsible for the outcome of the election of 1860?

67 Yes

68 What is the historical significance of Fort Sumter? a. Lincoln delivered his famous Fort Sumter address there in b. This is the site of the opening shots of the Civil War. c. This is the site of Lincoln’s boyhood home.

69 b. This is the site of the opening shots of the Civil War.

70 In what region was slavery banned in the Missouri Compromise?

71 In states carved from territory north of the 36 30’ latitude in the Louisiana Territory

72 Who was a famous abolitionist who planned to organize an armed slave revolt in the South?

73 John Brown

74 True or False? John Brown was immortalized in song and poems in the North.

75 True


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