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CH 13 Quiz 1. The Wilmot Proviso said that slavery  could not be banned in new states  could not be banned until a territory became a state  could.

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1 CH 13 Quiz 1

2 The Wilmot Proviso said that slavery  could not be banned in new states  could not be banned until a territory became a state  could be banned in a territory only by a vote of the people  must be banned in any territory acquired from Mexico

3 must be banned in any territory acquired from Mexico

4 The Calhoun Resolutions said that slavery  could not be banned in new states  could not be banned until a territory became a state  could be banned in a territory only by a vote of the people  must be banned in all new territories

5 could not be banned until a territory became a state

6 What was the greatest spur to American settlement of California?  Beaver trapping  gold rush  missionaries  cheap land

7 gold rush

8 The South resisted the admission of California as a state because they  believed that new states did not have the right to ban slavery  feared the loss of power in the Senate  demanded that California become a territory first  wanted to introduce slavery into California

9 feared the loss of power in the Senate

10 What was not a provision of the Compromise of 1850?  admission of California as a free state  abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia  organization of the New Mexico territory without reference to slavery  passage of the transcontinental railroad through Illinois

11 passage of the transcontinental railroad through Illinois

12 According to Daniel Webster, why was the debate over slavery in the new territories needless?  Slavery is supported by the Constitution  Slavery is an unavoidable evil  The climate of the new territories cannot support slavery  the people in the new territories have a right to choose the status of slavery

13 The climate of the new territories cannot support slavery

14 Which provision of the Compromise of 1850 actually worsened tensions between the North and the South?  Admission of California as a free state  abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia  organization of the New Mexico territory without reference to slavery  Fugitive Slave Law

15 Fugitive Slave Law

16 What was probably the most effective propaganda tool for abolition?  Fugitive Slave Law  Uncle Tom's Cabin  Dred Scott decision  Calhoun Resolutions

17 Uncle Tom's Cabin

18  A) John C. Calhoun  B) forty-niner  C) free-soiler  D) popular sovereignty  E) Zachary Taylor  F) Franklin Pierce  ___ War hero and antislavery president who died in office at a crucial time

19 E) Zachary Taylor

20  A) John C. Calhoun  B) forty-niner  C) free-soiler  D) popular sovereignty  E) Zachary Taylor  F) Franklin Pierce ___ Democratic president ( ) who supported compromise on slavery

21 F) Franklin Pierce

22  A) John C. Calhoun  B) forty-niner  C) free-soiler  D) popular sovereignty  E) Zachary Taylor  F) Franklin Pierce ___ Southern spokesman for slavery in the territories

23 A) John C. Calhoun

24  A) John C. Calhoun  B) forty-niner  C) free-soiler  D) popular sovereignty  E) Zachary Taylor  F) Franklin Pierce ___ belief that each territory can decide on the status of slavery within its borders

25 D) popular sovereignty

26  A) John C. Calhoun  B) forty-niner  C) free-soiler  D) popular sovereignty  E) Zachary Taylor  F) Franklin Pierce ___ acceptance of slavery in the South, rejection of slavery in the territories

27 C) free-soiler

28  A) John C. Calhoun  B) forty-niner  C) free-soiler  D) popular sovereignty  E) Zachary Taylor  F) Franklin Pierce ___ California gold rush

29 B) forty-niner

30 True/False ___ Southern senators blocked the Wilmot Proviso each time it passed in the House

31 True

32 True/False ___ Thousands of slaves were returned to their owners under the Fugitive Slave Law

33 False


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