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NY Regents - Build Up to the American Civil War: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. John Brown's group of soldiers included _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following places the events in correct chronological order?

Question 3 3. Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?

Question 4 4. John Brown chose Harper's Ferry in the state of _____ to make his last stand against slavery.

Question 5 5. Which of the following was NOT part of the slave trade?

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Question 6 6. Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?

Question 7 7. The Middle Passage was _____.

Question 8 8. The platform of the Abolitionist movement wanted

Question 9 9. Which of the following compares the slave revolt led by Denmark Vesey with that of Nat Turner?

Question 10 10. What position did Lincoln take in his 'House Divided' speech?

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Question 11 11. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

Question 12 12. In early America, why were slaves from Caribbean the preferred choice when compared to Native Americans?

Question 13 13. Who was President of the United States when South Carolina seceded from the Union?

Question 14 14. Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.

Question 15 15. Which statement correctly describes the Dred Scott decision?

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Question 16 16. Senator John Crittenden believed his 'Crittenden Compromise' would keep the Union together because:

Question 17 17. How did the Dred Scott decision challenge the doctrine of popular sovereignty?

Question 18 18. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

Question 19 19. Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?

Question 20 20. Which of these events took place in February 1861?

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Question 21 21. Victory over _____ led to America's increase in land size but also trouble balancing the free and slave states.

Question 22 22. How was the Fifth Amendment used in the Dred Scott case?

Question 23 23. Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?

Question 24 24.

Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:

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

Question 25 25. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote _____.

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Question 26 26. William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti Slavery Society, wrote _____.

Question 27 27. Which of these is an example of popular sovereignty?

Question 28 28. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

Question 29 29. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

Question 30 30. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

NY Regents - Build Up to the American Civil War: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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