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
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
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.
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.
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