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MTEL Middle School Humanities: Sectional Crisis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did Henry Clay's view of Missouri differ from that of Thomas Jefferson's in the early 1820s?

Question 2 2. What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 3 3. What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 4 4. How was the Fifth Amendment used in the Dred Scott case?

Question 5 5. Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?

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Question 6 6. What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?

Question 7 7. What was significant about the Lincoln-Douglas debates?

Question 8 8. John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.

Question 9 9. What prompted the last four states to secede and join the Confederacy?

Question 10 10. Which statement correctly describes the Dred Scott decision?

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Question 11 11. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

Question 12 12. The Missouri Compromise which maintained a temporary balance of free and slave states was brokered by which politician?

Question 13 13. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

Question 14 14. After which event is the nation represented in this map?

Question 15 15. Victory over _____ led to America's increase in land size but also trouble balancing the free and slave states.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following places the events in correct chronological order?

Question 17 17. Which of these is an example of popular sovereignty?

Question 18 18. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

Question 19 19. Which is a true statement regarding secession in the American Civil War?

Question 20 20. John Brown chose Harper's Ferry in the state of _____ to make his last stand against slavery.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a reason for the expansion of the Old Southwest before 1820?

Question 22 22. What position did Lincoln take in his 'House Divided' speech?

Question 23 23.

Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:

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

Question 24 24. What was unusual about the admission of new states in the mid-1800s?

Question 25 25. The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.

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Question 26 26. What was significant about the 36°30' line across the map?

Question 27 27. How did the Dred Scott decision challenge the doctrine of popular sovereignty?

Question 28 28. Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?

Question 29 29. John Brown's group of soldiers included _____.

Question 30 30. In the 1850s, what was Lincoln's position regarding the end of slavery?

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Sectional Crisis Chapter Exam Instructions

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