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Rising Tension Over Slavery Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti Slavery Society, wrote _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following was one of the most prominent 'conductors' on the Underground Railroad?

Question 3 3. After which event is the nation represented in this map?

Question 4 4. Why was there so much violence in Kansas?

Question 5 5. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

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Question 6 6. Why did many northerners protest against the Fugitive Slave Act?

Question 7 7. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that _____.

Question 8 8. Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?

Question 9 9. What is true of the case Dred Scott vs E.I Emerson?

Question 10 10. What was the result of the Dred Scott Supreme Court case?

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Question 11 11. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

Question 12 12. What was Thomas Jefferson's opinion of the Missouri Compromise?

Question 13 13. Why was Henry Clay known as the 'Great Compromiser'?

Question 14 14. Which argument was used by the Scotts in 1846 during their court case against Mrs Emerson?

Question 15 15. What were American anti-slavery forces called?

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Question 16 16. What did the Wilmot Proviso suggest?

Question 17 17. Why was popular sovereignty thought to be a solution to the fight over slavery?

Question 18 18. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 19 19. What was the reaction of Southerners to the Dred Scott decision?

Question 20 20. When did the Mexican-American War end?

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Question 21 21. How did Henry Clay's view of Missouri differ from that of Thomas Jefferson's in the early 1820s?

Question 22 22. John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.

Question 23 23. The policy that required escaped slaves in Northern, free states to be tracked down and returned by federal officers was called what?

Question 24 24. What was John Brown famous for?

Question 25 25. What was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

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Question 26 26. Which was NOT a provision of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 27 27. Which was NOT a part of the Compromise of 1850?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a reason for the expansion of the Old Southwest before 1820?

Question 29 29. Frederick Douglas, an ex-slave known for his writing and great speeches, wrote _____.

Question 30 30. Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?

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