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1 The Causes of the Civil War Chapter 18 Social Studies Test

2 New Words Select the term or terms that best completes the sentence.

3 New Words 1. The geographic region of the United States that generally supported slavery was called the ________. A. Missouri B. South C. civil war D. North

4 New Words 2. A conflict between two groups or sections of the same country is called a ________. A. North B. South C. compromise D. civil war

5 New Words 3. The geographic region of the United States that generally opposed the expansion of slavery into new areas was called the ________. A. Missouri B. South C. civil war D. North

6 Just the Facts Part 1 North or South

7 Just the Facts 4. Farming was a way of life for most people in this region, and cotton was the most important crop. A. North B. South

8 Just the Facts 5. This region had large, growing cities that were connected by canals and railroads. A. North B. South

9 Just the Facts 6. Workers in this region were paid for their work and were free to take a job or not. A. North B. South

10 Just the Facts 7. This region depended heavily on workers who were not paid for their labor and who were considered the property of the people they worked for. A. North B. South

11 Just the Facts Part 2 Choose the best answer.

12 Just the Facts 8. What was the name of the compromise in which Missouri was admitted to the Union as a slave state, Maine was admitted as a free state, and a line was drawn to determine which areas to the west would be “free” and which would be “slave”? A. the Compromise of 1850 B. the Henry Clay Compromise C. the Missouri Compromise D. the Maine Compromise

13 Just the Facts 9. People like Frederick Douglass, who wrote books and gave speeches against slavery, were called ________. A. slave owners B. abolitionists C. conductors on the Underground Railroad D. enslaved African Americans

14 Just the Facts 10. Which of the following statements is not true of the Compromise of 1850? A. It was proposed by Henry Clay. B. California was admitted to the Union as a free state. C. The Fugitive Slave Law was passed, which forced officials in the North to help capture runaway slaves. D. It satisfied people in the North and the South.

15 Just the Facts 11. Which of the following statements best explains thy the territory of Kansas was known as “Bleeding Kansas” in the mid 1850s? A. Many settlers were attacked by Native Americans who lived in Kansas. B. Pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers fought violently. C. People who settled in Kansas suffered from deadly diseases. D. Many settlers cut themselves while putting up fences.

16 Just the Facts 12. Which of the following groups would probably have been most angry about the election of Abraham Lincoln as president in 1860? A. enslaved African Americans B. slave owners C. Northern abolitionists D. conductors on the Underground Railroad


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