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Sectional Crisis (1850-1861) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following places the events in correct chronological order?

Question 2 2. Which statement correctly describes the Dred Scott decision?

Question 3 3. Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?

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

Question 5 5.

Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:

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

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Question 6 6. John Brown's group of soldiers included _____.

Question 7 7. What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?

Question 8 8. How was the Fifth Amendment used in the Dred Scott case?

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

Question 10 10. The Missouri Compromise which maintained a temporary balance of free and slave states was brokered by which politician?

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Question 11 11. Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?

Question 12 12. Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.

Question 13 13. What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 14 14. Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?

Question 15 15. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

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Question 16 16. The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.

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

Question 18 18. What were American anti-slavery forces called?

Question 19 19. What position did Lincoln take in his 'House Divided' speech?

Question 20 20. In the 1850s, what was Lincoln's position regarding the end of slavery?

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Question 21 21. Who was President of the United States when South Carolina seceded from the Union?

Question 22 22. Which event was the trigger for South Carolina's secession?

Question 23 23. What was significant about the Lincoln-Douglas debates?

Question 24 24. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

Question 25 25. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

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Question 26 26. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

Question 27 27. John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.

Question 28 28. Which of these events took place in February 1861?

Question 29 29. How did the Dred Scott decision challenge the doctrine of popular sovereignty?

Question 30 30. Senator John Crittenden believed his 'Crittenden Compromise' would keep the Union together because:

Sectional Crisis (1850-1861) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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