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Question 11.What was significant about the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
Question 22.The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.
Question 33.John Brown chose Harper's Ferry in the state of _____ to make his last stand against slavery.
Question 44.What were American anti-slavery forces called?
Question 55.Which statement correctly describes the Dred Scott decision?
Question 66.Who attacked Senator Charles Sumner in the nation's capital building?
Question 77.Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?
Question 88.John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.
Question 99.Which event was the trigger for South Carolina's secession?
Question 1010.What position did Lincoln take in his 'House Divided' speech?
Question 1111.How was the Fifth Amendment used in the Dred Scott case?
Question 1212.John Brown's group of soldiers included _____.
Question 1313.What prompted the last four states to secede and join the Confederacy?
Question 1414.Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?
Question 1515.Senator James Crittenden believed his 'Crittenden Compromise' would keep the Union together because:
Question 1616.The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.
Question 1717.In the 1850s, what was Lincoln's position regarding the end of slavery?
Question 1818.What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?
Question 1919.John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.
Question 2020.Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?
Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:
President Buchanan did everything he could to avoid the Civil War.
Question 2222.Which of the following places the events in correct chronological order?
Question 2323.Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?
Question 2424.Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.
Question 2525.How did the Dred Scott decision challenge the doctrine of popular sovereignty?
Question 2626.Which of these events took place in February 1861?
Question 2727.What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?
Question 2828.What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Sumter?
Question 2929.Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.
Question 3030.Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?
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