Buildup to the American Civil War: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. John Brown chose Harper's Ferry in the state of _____ to make his last stand against slavery.

Question 2 2. What were American anti-slavery forces called?

Question 3 3. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

Question 4 4. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

Question 5 5. What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?

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Question 6 6. In the 1850s, what was Lincoln's position regarding the end of slavery?

Question 7 7. Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.

Question 8 8. What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 9 9. The Missouri Compromise which maintained a temporary balance of free and slave states was brokered by which politician?

Question 10 10. Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is an example of popular sovereignty?

Question 12 12. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

Question 13 13.

Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:

President Buchanan did everything he could to avoid the Civil War.

Question 14 14. What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?

Question 15 15. Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?

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Question 16 16. Which statement correctly describes the Dred Scott decision?

Question 17 17. Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?

Question 18 18. Victory over _____ led to America's increase in land size but also trouble balancing the free and slave states.

Question 19 19. Which of these events took place in February 1861?

Question 20 20. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

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Question 21 21. John Brown's group of soldiers included _____.

Question 22 22. The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.

Question 23 23. Who attacked Senator Charles Sumner in the nation's capital building?

Question 24 24. How was the Fifth Amendment used in the Dred Scott case?

Question 25 25. Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?

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Question 26 26. How did the Dred Scott decision challenge the doctrine of popular sovereignty?

Question 27 27. Which event was the trigger for South Carolina's secession?

Question 28 28. What was significant about the Lincoln-Douglas debates?

Question 29 29. Which of the following places the events in correct chronological order?

Question 30 30. Which is a true statement regarding secession in the American Civil War?

Buildup to the American Civil War: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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